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Woman injured in attempted robbery - Plymouth

Alert message sent 17/01/2022 14:32:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police


Witnesses sought
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted during an attempted robbery in a Plymouth street.
The woman, in her 50s, was walking on Monica Walk in Greenbank when she was approached by a man who tried to steal her handbag.
She suffered a head injury after falling to the ground during the struggle for the bag.
The man then ran from the scene empty-handed.
Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident just before 6.30pm on Friday 14 January.
They are also seeking the suspect who is described as white, aged 18-25, and around 5ft 8ins to 5ft 10ins tall. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark-coloured top with the hood up and a face mask.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101@dc.police.uk or by telephone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/003954/22.
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Linzi Berryman (Police, Devon & Cornwall Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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