A MUGGER ran off empty-handed after trying to snatch a woman’s purse.
The woman in her 50s was on Northgate in Cleckheaton when the man grabbed her purse. There was a struggle and the purse was dropped, but he ran off towards Cheapside.The incident happened at about 9.30am last Friday. The woman went to a nearby shop to report the incident to police. A woman in the shop at the time is believed to have seen what happened. Police want to speak to her and anyone else with information. Call Det Con Cath Lowdon at Dewsbury CID on 01924 431095.