CCTV appeal after ‘traumatic’ robbery of woman (80)
POLICE investigating the robbery of a pensioner have released CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to.
At about 12.30pm on Tuesday, May 24, a woman in her 80s was approached on Cedric Crescent, Thurnscoe, by a man she didn’t know who is said to have demanded money, before snatching her handbag and pushing her to the ground.
He then left the area in a silver Peugeot 206 heading towards Locksley Drive.
PC Thomas Jordan said: “While I appreciate this incident happened a while ago, this was highly traumatic for the victim and our enquiries remain ongoing to identify those responsible.
“I believe the two people pictured could hold important information about what happened and I’d ask anyone who recognises them to come forward.”
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 423 of May 24. Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.