Woman attacked in Dewsbury street robbery

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A woman was punched and threatened in a street robbery in Dewsbury on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old woman was on Halifax Road when she was approached by two men who tried to take her handbag.

She managed to keep hold of the bag until the men began to attack her. The suspects, described as being Asian males, then headed down Halifax Road towards Dewsbury.

The incident is thought to have happened some time between 5 and 5.30pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Clayton via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.