A woman claims she was targeted whilst walking near Tabor Terrace in Bryn.
A small amount of money was taken during the incident which occurred sometime between 9pm and 9:30pm on Wednesday, 5th April 2017. Although she was not injured, she is understandably distressed by this incident.
The suspect is described as being around 6 foot tall, of slim build, and was wearing a black knitted hat, black joggers and a grey hoody at the time. Following the incident the suspect is believed to have made off in the direction of Heol Y Mynydd.
Police have increased patrols in the Bryn area and are carrying out house to house enquiries in the locality.
Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to contact Llwynhendy Police on 101.