POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked in an attempted robbery in Leeds.
The attack happened at 11.45pm on Saturday on Ings Lane, Guiseley. A man pulled the woman to the ground and tried to grab her handbag and punched her in the face when she resisted. The attacker was then disturbed by a passer-by and the victim was able to escape and raise the alarm. The attacker is described as about 5ft 7ins tall, slim but muscular, with short dark hair. He was wearing jeans. Contact Det Con Jonathan Carter at Weetwood police station on 0845 6060606.