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POLICE APPEAL: Information sought following attempted robbery in Hemel Hempstead

 Published on: 15th February 2022   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Detectives are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Hemel Hempstead.

The incident occurred sometime between 7.30pm and 8pm on Friday, February 11.

A woman aged in her 50s was travelling along Pennine Way on a mobility scooter when she became aware of someone reaching to grab her bag from her shoulder.

The victim managed to defend herself and the suspect ran off empty handed.

The suspect is described as a black male, around 5ft 5in tall, who was wearing dark coloured jacket and trousers, a black hoodie and white trainers with a fluorescent tick on the side.

Detective Constable Gemma Ball, from the Dacorum Local Crime Unit, said: “Thankfully the victim wasn’t injured during the incident but has understandably been left shaken up. I am appealing for anyone with information about the incident or the suspect to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to please email 

You can also report information online at, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat at or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/11779/22.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at

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