Man attempted to rob mum at a cash machine at Morrisons supermarket in Melton
A thug pushed a mum to the ground and tried to grab money she had just withdrawn from a bank cash machine.
The 34-year-old woman, who was with her young child, was attacked at a cash machine at Morrisons supermarket in Sage Cross Street, Melton.
A man waited until she had withdrawn cash from the machine and then pounced by pushing her over and trying to snatch the money from her hand.
However, he ran away empty-handed.
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The incident happened at around 5.30pm on Saturday, January 5. Police released details and appealed for witnesses today.
Detective Constable Emmy Thresh said: "Unfortunately the victim was not able to get much of a description of the suspect, other than he was white.
"The supermarket is always busy at this time of the day so we are hoping that there is someone who may have witnessed the incident or saw the route this man took after.
"Please get in touch with any information as even the smallest of details could help."
Contact Det Con Thresh on 101 or Crimestoppers, which is anonymous, on 0800 555 111.