Bag snatch attempt


A WOMAN in her mid-30s was attacked by up to five teenagers who tried to steal her backpack, 8.45am, Thursday 6 April.

Detective Senior Constable Mitchell Hardisty, of Frankston CIU, said the woman noticed the group when she was walking along Hastings Rd, Frankston, near Foot St. One of the teenagers rode his bike into the back of her legs and tried unsuccessfully to pull the backpack off her shoulder. Nothing was stolen in the attack but the woman received bruising to her legs.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

First published in the Frankston Times – 17 April 2017

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