POLICE have repeated an appeal for information about an robbery of a woman on January 4 in Ashton.

A woman approached the victim – who is in her 60s - from behind and to snatch her handbag at around 7pm.

During the attack the victim was dragged to the ground and the robber ran off with her handbag.

No one was injured but the woman was understandably left shaken.

Officers are trying to identify the woman pictured as part of their enquiries.

Anyone who has any information about the robbery, or recognises the woman in the picture, should call police on 0161 856 9258 quoting incident number 1740 of 04/01/19.

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.