A 93-year-old woman has been left "shaken" after a man snatched her handbag before driving off in a van, police say.
The elderly lady had just left a dry cleaners in Marsh Road, Pinner , when she was suddenly approached by the thief at around 3.40pm on Tuesday (January 17).
Harrow Police say the suspect is described as a white male, wearing dark clothing, aged between 30 and 40 and of slim build.
A spokesperson for the borough police said: "He snatched her handbag and ran off towards West End Lane.
"He may have made off in a white van, make/model unknown.
"The victim was shaken but unhurt."
Harrow Police are investigating the theft and ask anyone with information to call them on 101.
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