This is the shocking moment an OAP is shoved to the floor by a robber who steals her handbag.
CCTV shows a person dressed in dark clothing pouncing on the elderly woman as she got out of her car and put her handbag over her shoulder.
She was pushed to the floor during a struggle but the thief forced the bag off her and fled the scene.
The victim, in her 70s, can be seen in the footage clambering to her feet following the disturbing incident in Ipswich, Suffolk.
She was left shaken and suffered soreness to her shoulder and arm as a result of the attack at around 7.35pm on Sunday night.
Police have released footage of the incident to appeal to appeal to any witnesses to come forward.
The victim was wearing a distinctive red coat which may have been memorable to anyone in the area at the time.
The suspect is described as a male wearing dark clothing.
Detectives would like to trace three people seen on CCTV walking across Victoria Street moments after the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0800 555 111.