Appeal after woman robbed in Fenham

18 Mar 2016 12:50 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in Newcastle.

At 7:20pm on Thursday, March 17, a 69-year-old woman was walking on Wingrove Road, near to Nuns Moor Road, when she was approached from behind by a man who pushed her against a wall and grabbed her handbag.

The thief then made off towards Fenham Hall Drive.

The woman was uninjured but left extremely shaken by the incident and her bag contained her mobile phone, purse and personal items.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the robbery, or anyone with any information, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 973 17/03/16.

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