Woman hit on the head and pushed to ground during robbery at bus stop

A woman was robbed at a bus stop on Bowthorpe Road, near to the junction with Ivy Court, in Norwich.

A woman was robbed at a bus stop on Bowthorpe Road, near to the junction with Ivy Court, in Norwich. Picture Google. - Credit: Archant

A woman was hit on the back of the head during a robbery at a bus stop in Norwich.

It happened at about 9.15pm on Thursday, October 3, while the victim, a woman in her mid 20s, waited at the bus stop on Bowthorpe Road, near to the junction with Ivy Court.

The victim was approached from behind by a man and woman and hit on the back of the head before being pushed to the ground.

The female suspect then took the wallet from the victim's handbag which contained a bus ticket and cash.

Both suspects fled the scene along Bowthorpe Road, heading towards Gypsy Lane and the victim was not injured.


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Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed anything suspicious in the area around the time stated.

Witnesses should contact T/Detective Constable Stuart Sansbury at Norwich CID on 101 quoting crime reference 36/69660/19 or email stuart.sansbury@norfolk.pnn.police.uk.

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