Shocking video released of woman being robbed in Leicester city centre

Police would like to trace two men after a woman was threatened with a knife and her handbag stolen.

CCTV footage of the two people officers wish to identify has been issued after the incident in a city centre street.

Police say the 33-year-old victim was approached as she walked along Clarence Street, at around 5.20am on Tuesday 8 May.

The suspects threatened the victim with a knife before stealing her handbag. The victim ran away and wasn’t hurt during the incident.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who recognises the people in the footage or have any suspicions about their identity.

If you can help officers with their enquiries, please contact them by calling 101 and quoting crime reference number 18*207732.

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