POLICE are hunting two thieves who robbed a woman in a Renfrewshire street.

The 57-year-old victim was approached by a younger woman near the Co-op store in Neilson Road, Paisley, at around 7.20pm on Saturday.

The suspect stole a sum of money, which the older woman had withdrawn from a cash machine a few moments earlier.

Police said the victim was not injured but was left badly shaken by the incident.

The younger woman, believed to be in her 20s, is described as white, around 5ft 4ins tall and of slim build with a gaunt appearance. At the time, she was wearing a dark hooded top and a face mask.

Police said a man, believed to be aged between 25 and 35, who was also in the area at the time is believed to have been an accomplice. 

He is described as white and of slim to medium build with a gaunt appearance. At the time, he was wearing a tracksuit.

After robbing the woman, the suspects made off in the direction of Stock Street.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers are gathering CCTV footage from the surrounding area as part of their investigation.

Detective Sergeant Martin Clark said: "This is a busy road with lots of traffic, so a number of motorists may have captured footage with could assist our enquiries in locating these two people. 

"There would also have been plenty of people out last night with the warm weather and I am asking them to think back and consider if they noticed this man and woman, maybe you noticed them loitering in Neilston Road. 

"If you have any information, no matter how small, please do pass it on."

Anyone who has information that could assist police with their enquiries should call 101, quoting incident number 3643 of April 24.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.