A 68-YEAR-OLD woman was injured after trying to fight off a thief who stole her handbag in Fartown.
The woman had got into her car at 3.40pm on Friday and placed her handbag on the passenger sear. The suspect opened the passenger door and tried to snatch the bag.
The victim bravely struggled to hold onto her belongings and hit the thief several times. However, in the struggle she suffered a black eye and bruising to her wrist.
He attacker got away with the handbag and its contents. He is described as a black male, aged 25, 5ft 10ins to 6ft tall, wearing a grey hooded top. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Huddersfield police robbery team on 0845 6060606 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.