Police release e-fit of Paringdon road phone snatcher
Crime / Mon 9th Dec 2013 at 10:50am
ESSEX Police have issued an e-fit of a man they want to speak to as part of their investigation into the attempted theft of a mobile phone from a 16-year-old girl in Harlow last Friday.
The victim was walking along Paringdon Road shortly before 7.25pm on Friday November 29 when three men on the other side of the road started shouting at her. One of the men then crossed the road and tried to grab her phone out of her hand. The victim held on to the phone and told the man to go away and he has then walked off with his companions in the direction of Southern Way. The suspect is described as white, aged around 18, of medium build and 5ft 5in tall. He was wearing a dark padded coat and had short blond hair. Anyone who recognises the e-fit or who has any other information is asked to call PC Leo Fordham at Harlow Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111