A 42-YEAR-old was robbed of his mobile phone in Thornton Lodge.
Police were alerted following the theft, which happened in Thorne Road, shortly before midnight on Tuesday.
The man was making a phone call and as he was getting out of his car he was approached by a man who asked if he could us his phone.
When the driver refused, he had his mobile phone snatched from him.
The suspect is Asian, in his mid-twenties and about 5ft 9ins tall.
He had short, straight black hair, a moustache and beard and was wearing a white T-shirt, brown body-warmer, brown three-quarter length trousers and white trainers.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Mick Cummings at Huddersfield CID via the non-emergency phone number, 101.