A woman has been mugged at knifepoint in Douglas, police said.
The attack, in which the victim was “physically uninjured” but had her purse stolen, happened on the promenade between Broadway and Castle Mona Avenue at about 01:00 GMT on Saturday.
Police described the suspect as a white man, aged from mid-teens to 30, of skinny build and under 6ft tall.
Speaking English, he wore wore a black, hooded coat, leather-style gloves and a black scarf over his mouth and nose.
Manx Constabulary said the incident was believed to be an “isolated” one, adding that “this type of crime is rare on the island”.