Police want to trace two woman who stepped in to help an attempted handbag snatch victim

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Kent Police is trying to trace two women helped a woman  when a thief  tried to snatch her handbag.

The woman was in Wilfred Road, near Ramsgate Railway Station at 2.45pm on Sunday 9 April  when a man approached her and tried to pull her handbag from her arm.

The woman held on to her bag and the man ran off empty-handed.

The suspect is described as a white man aged in his 30s, 5ft 7in tall with short dark brown hair and was wearing a brown shirt and red or maroon shorts.

The two women who came to the victim’s assistance are asked to contact PC Chris Bungard on 01843 222181.