POLICE would like to speak to the victim of an attempted handbag snatch in Scarborough.

Officers have arrested a 23-year-old man from Bradford. He has been charged after the offence in Gillys Amusements, Foreshore Road, on March 11 at 6.30pm.

The woman is described as white, mid 30s with dark hair and wearing a black and white animal print jacket. She may have important information and should phone 101, and ask for DC Steve Lloyd.

Alternatively she can e-mail Steve.Lloyd@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk and quote reference 12170041601

The man was charged with three robberies, a theft and attempted theft.