NN street robbery
NEWPORT NEWS - Police are looking for a man who grabbed a woman by the throat and tried to rob her.
It happened Monday at 12th Street and Ivy Avenue, said spokesman Harold Eley.
The 26-year-old said she was walking home when the man grabbed her and went through her pockets, Eley explained. He grabbed her cell phone, but he gave it back to her and ran off.
The woman wasn't hurt.
The only description of the would-be robber is that he was wearing a mask.
Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.