BANBURY: A youth tried to snatch a woman’s handbag as she parked her car.

The victim was approached by a youngster, who was part of a group, in Ferriston at about 10.10pm on Wednesday.

He tried to grab her handbag but fled towards Highlands when the victim started screaming.

The suspect was black, of medium build, 5ft 7in tall and was possibly wearing a beanie-style hat.

Any witnesses should call the police on 08458 505505.