Police are investigating a street robbery that took place on Inchkeith Road in the Southway area of Plymouth this week.

The incident took place around 2.15pm on Tuesday 19 November. A woman was allegedly approached from behind and a man forcibly grabbed £500 in cash from her coat pocket which had just been withdrawn from a nearby bank.

The woman was uninjured.

The suspect is described as a man, around 6ft tall and was wearing a black hooded top and dark blue tracksuit trousers. After the robbery, the suspect ran into Rockfield Avenue.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them. If anyone has any information about this incident please call police on 101 quoting EL/13/4911, alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.