Witness appeal after Stevenage woman’s handbag robbed


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A witness appeal has been launched following a robbery in which a woman’s handbag was stolen.

The offence occurred last Thursday at 10.30am on Wisden Road in Stevenage.

The victim, a woman in her 40s, was approached from behind when the offender pulled her handbag over her head.

The offender then ran off in the direction of Trotts Hill School with the victim’s handbag.

The offender is described as a white man, 5ft 8in tall, wearing a grey hooded tracksuit top and dark grey or blue tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detective constable Hayden Coggins on 101 quoting crime reference number E1/14/3098.