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Purse snatched from elderly woman in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 15:57 25 January 2010 | UPDATED: 07:43 02 July 2010

Kim Briscoe

An elderly woman had her purse snatched out of her hand while she was on her own front doorstep this morning.

An elderly woman had her purse snatched out of her hand while she was on her own front doorstep this morning.

The victim was carrying her purse in her hand while walking along Angel Road, in Norwich, from a shop towards her home at 10am.

As she reached her front door, a man approached her from behind, grabbed the purse and made off towards Millers Lane.

Officers from Norfolk police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the crime or has any information in relation to the suspect.

Contact DC John Waterman at Bethel Street CID on 0845 456 4567 or call Crimestoppers, which is anonymous and free, on 0800 555 111.


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