TWO men attempted to snatch a bag off a woman who was walking with a young child near Glasgow. 

The 40-year-old victim was walking through a lane between Nethergreen Wynd and Robertson Drive, in Renfrew, at around 4.30pm on Saturday afternoon.

She walked past two men, who then tried to grab her handbag which she had on her shoulder.

There was a struggle and the men made off empty handed.

The woman was unhurt but shaken by the incident, which took place in Renfrewshire. 

Police are urging anyone with information on this incident to contact them on the non-emergency 101 number or to Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555 where anonymity can be maintained.