A WOMAN was hurt when a mugger tried to grab her handbag.
The 64-year-old victim, her husband and friends were walking home on Town End in Almondbury when the thief struck just after midnight on Christmas Day morning.
He grabbed her bag, but she clung on and was dragged to the ground.
The mugger fled empty- handed.
The woman suffered shock, along with slight shoulder and ankle injuries.
The mugger was white, aged 18 to 20 and 5ft 8in tall. He had cropped, blond hair and wore a distinctive white sports jacket.
Anyone who saw him in the area or knows who he is should phone Pc Paul Heaton on 01484 436659.