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Burnley woman in bag theft trauma
12:47pm Wednesday 26th February 2014 in News
AN ELDERLY woman had her handbag snatched by a man as she walked near her home in Burnley.
The incident happened around 7pm on February 21 when the 72-year-old victim was walking down Barry Street. As she stopped to look in her bag, a man came up behind her, pushed her against the wall and grabbed her bag before running off in the direction of Alder Street. The attacker was described as a white, in his late 20s, 5ft 5ins, slim and wearing a light grey hooded top.
Anybody with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.