OFFICERS investigating a theft and attempted theft from cars waiting at traffic lights have released an e-fit of a man wanted in connection.
A man grabbed a woman’s handbag from a Vauxhall Zafira at the College Road roundabout near Centenary Way at about 12.20pm last Tuesday. (August 1)
The 70-year-old driver was not hurt during the incident but was left distressed, said a South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman.
Ten minutes later, a man tried to take a handbag from a stationary Suzuki Swift at the same roundabout but fled empty-handed.
The man is described as slim build, with blonde hair and a beard, around 5ft 7ins tall and wearing a faded-white T-shirt with a baggy neck.
Do you recognise this pictured man?
If you have any information contact 101 quoting incident number 431 of August 1 or call Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.
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