Police say an incident where a Coventry pensioner was dragged off a bus by a man trying to steal her bag has provoked "a considerable amount of interest from the community."
West Midlands Police say a number of people have been in touch with them offering help.
One name given by several members of the public has been eliminated from their inquiries as police continue to trace the man.
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Thomas Jones was last seen in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Detectives want to speak to these two men as a part of the inquiry.
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Bright in the afternoon, but few showers possible.