Woman had her bag snatched in Rhydefelin yesterday.
South Wales Police are appealing for information after a woman had her bag snatched in Rhydefelin yesterday.
The incident happened at about 2.45pm in Cardiff Road.
She was approached from behind by a man who snatched her bag from her shoulder and made off in the direction of the new housing estate in Rhydefelin.
The suspect is described as aged 17-18 years, about 5ft 5ins tall, with a very pale complexion and wearing a black hooded jacket, black trousers and trainers.
Her bag and purse have since been recovered, the bag being nearby and the purse in the Treforrest area.
This incident happened in the middle of the day and on a very busy road and bus route and anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1600451679