Police have been combing the area around the Rushley pub, on Mansfield’s Nottingham Road after a 26-year-old woman was pushed to the ground on a driveway and robbed this morning.
Her attacker was a white male dressed in black and he made off with cash from her handbag after the assault at about 9.25am.
A Nottinghamshire Police spokesman said searches were being conducted of the area, including a helicopter but no arrest had been made.
The woman’s condition is unknown.
If you have any information phone Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.