POLICE investigating a handbag snatch in Saltburn are appealing for information.

A woman was parked outside of The Woodlands on Victoria Road. As she reached into her car, a man rode past on a bike and grabbed her black handbag from her hand before riding off into a nearby wooded area.

He was wearing a black hooded sweater with the hood up and black bottoms.

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Anyone with information should contact PC Janette Overdale of Redcar Police on non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.