Girl’s phone stolen after she was pushed by thief in Scout Hill

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A TEENAGE girl was pushed over by a thief who ran away with her phone.

The 15-year-old was sat on a pipe near the Ravenswharfe Hotel pub in Scout Hill between 5.15pm and 6.30pm on Sunday.

A man in his 20s approached her and pushed her backwards onto the grass.

The girl dropped her phone and the suspect, who was described as chubby, Asian and wearing glasses, a plain black jacket and grey Adidas tracksuit bottoms, picked it up and ran off towards Heckmondwike.

Contact PC 2687 Andrew Clayton on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.