VIDEO: ‘Cowardly’ attack on elderly woman

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VIDEO: 'Cowardly' attack on elderly woman

CCTV footage of an elderly woman being knocked to the ground and robbed in Peterborough has been released by police.

The woman, who is in her 70s, had her handbag stolen in the car park of the Conservative Club, in Broadway, on December 30 at about 10.30pm. She was left with minor injuries but was severely shaken by the incident.

Police would like to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident and are appealing for the public s help. He is described as 5’ 7″ and aged in his late 20s or early 30s.

Detective Constable Fran Scott told Connect FM: “This was a cowardly act that has had a significant impact on the elderly victim.

“We re urging anyone who recognises the man in the footage or has information on the incident to contact us.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact police on 101, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or visit go to th eCrimestoppers website HERE

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