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Man punched by would-be thief
9:54am Tuesday 29th October 2013 in News
A MAN was punched by a thief who tried to snatch his phone.
The man asked the time and as he took his mobile phone out to look the man tried to grab it.
The victim pushed the suspect away but was punched to his arm and left side of his body.
The suspect is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim to medium build, with short blond hair.
He was wearing a dark hooded top and blue jeans with an elasticated waistband and elastic around the bottom of the legs.
The suspect was seen talking to a woman shortly before the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Ian Hopgood at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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