CCTV image clue in hunt for man who forced elderly woman to hand over cash in Frome
Frome police have released CCTV images of man who forced an elderly lady to hand over cash in Frome.
The man struck on Thursday, September 5, at around 4.30pm in Cheap Street, Frome.
He walked into a shop and is believed to have taken a handbag.
About seven minutes later he returned with the bag stating he had found it.
He then demanded a reward and using force stole money from an elderly woman.
The man left on a cycle heading towards the Market Place.
He is described as white, 30 to 35-years-old, of slim build.
He was wearing a black cap with a peak like a baseball cap, a loose royal blue bloused jacket with long sleeves and black trousers.
He rode off on a men's black bike which was fairly old.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact us on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.