A FEMALE wrestled an elderly man who had just withdrawn cash from an ATM outside a bank in Rubery.

An robbery attempt was made by a female between 11.05am and 11.10am on Saturday November 2 on the corner of St Chad's Road and New Road.

The female tried to wrestle the cash off the elderly male before a passer-by went to the aid of the victim.

The suspect has been described as white with a European accent, dark hair, approximately 5’6” in height, and was wearing a knee length blue winter jacket.

Police have warned people to be aware of their surroundings when using ATM's and always cover PIN numbers when entering them onto the keypad.

People with further information regarding the incident are asked to report this to police on 101, quoting the reference number 0380s 021119