We're appealing for information following a report of an attempted theft on the High Street in Newport City Centre at approximately 6:15pm on 29th August 2017.
During the incident an unknown man tried to take a mobile phone from the victim before making off the in the direction of Skinner Street.
He has been described as white with a tanned complexion, in his 50s, about 5ft10 with dark hair.
At the time he was wearing a blue baseball cap, blue jackets and black coloured backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log: 466 29/08/17.