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Robber snatches woman's handbag in Normanton

Posted on 20th February 2017

A robber has snatched a woman’s handbag in a Normanton car park.

At around 6.10pm on Thursday, February 16, a 42-year-old woman was in the car park in Sitwell Street when a teenaged boy approached her from behind and grabbed her handbag before running off onto Babbington Lane.

He is aged 15-19, 5ft 6ins tall and slim. He has tanned skin and short dark hair. He wore a white baseball cap and a light coloured padded jacket.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC Laura McCormack on 101, quoting reference 17000068823.

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