Contact: Contact Merthyr CID via 101 or cvall Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police in Merthyr are appealing for information following a robbery in Galon Uchaf on Saturday night (March 22).
At around 11.30pm, a 17 year-old girl was attacked from behind as she walked along the alleyway between Tenth and Twelfth Avenue, Galon Uchaf.
The suspect – who was wearing light trousers and a dark top – ran off towards Twelfth Avenue, taking the victim’s purse.
As a result of the incident the girl fell to the floor and a cut her face.
Anyone in the area who may have noticed anything suspicious at the time, is urged to call South Wales Police via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.