Police have released an E-Fit image of a man they want to trace after a 17-year-old girl was robbed in broad daylight.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 26, at 3.25pm, at a cashpoint near to the Old Hatte pub, close to Huddersfield Bus Station.

The victim was withdrawing money on the junction of Henry Street and Trinity Street when she was approached by a man who demanded her purse and phone.

He took her purse and walked off on Westgate and towards Trinity Street and McDonald’s.

He is described as a black man, late 20s, around 6ft 4ins tall, of muscular build.

He was wearing a black-hooded top with kangaroo pouch and hood up over his face, black jeans or chinos and black Nike Air Max trainers with a black tick.

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He also spoke with a local accent

Det Con Mick Cummings, of Kirklees CID, said: “We are releasing an image of the suspect we are trying to trace in connection with this incident last week and hope members of the public will be able to help us with our investigations.

“Anyone who recognises this image or saw him in the area on the day is asked to contact me at Kirklees CID via 101, quoting reference number 13160178579 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

In unrelated investigations, police would like to speak to the people pictured in the image gallery below. The people pictured in the images may be witnesses as well as suspects. If you recognise anyone, contact police on 101 quoting the reference number on the image caption.