Man threatens woman with knife in Norwich and steals bag

Rosary Road in Norwich. Picture Archant.

Rosary Road in Norwich. Picture Archant. - Credit: Geraldine Scott

A woman has had her bag stolen after being threatened with a knife in Norwich.

The victim, a woman in her 50s, was walking along Rosary Road at approximately 4.25am on Wednesday when she was approached by two unknown men.

One of the men then threatened her with what is believed to be a knife. He snatched her bag from her and made off in the direction of Riverside Road and the train station.

The man is described as being white, in his early 20s of a slim build and was wearing a black hooded top and black trousers.

Anyone who may have seen the incident, or anyone with information, should contact DC Oliver Pailes at Norwich CID on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.