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90-year-old robbed on her own doorstep

Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted after a 90-year-old women was robbed on her own doorstep.

The elderly woman had been shopping last Thursday (11th July) when she returned to her home on Wrottesley Road in Wolverhampton at around 11:10am.

She was pushed and had her bag snatched from her by a thief on a bicycle.

The man is described as 6ft tall, of heavy build and aged between 20-25. He was wearing a black wooly hat, a dark top and large sunglasses.

Detective Sergeant Nick Walton, from Wolverhampton CID, said: "This was a brazen attack on a defenceless victim who, although unhurt, was left very shaken by what happened."

"I want to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the images or who saw anyone matching this description in the Wrottesley Road area on Thursday."

The CCTV image of the man wanted by police Credit: West Midlands Police