Shocking CCTV of alleyway attack on 75-year-old

Shocking footage of a 75-year-old woman being dragged into an alleyway and robbed has been released by police.

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Caught on CCTV: Suspect wanted over alleyway robbery

A CCTV image of a man wanted in connection with a vicious attack on a pensioner has been released by police.

The man was spotted on camera just moments before the woman was dragged into an alleyway and robbed as she walked down the street with friends.

This is the man wanted in connection with the brutal attack on the pensioner Credit: Leicestershire Police

The attack happened shortly before 8pm on December 22.

The woman suffered minor injuries in the attack, and was robbed of her bag which contained a Radley brown leather purse, Kia car keys which were on a ballet shoe keyring, bank and personal cards and a Samsung mobile telephone.

Shocking CCTV of 75-year-old woman being dragged into alleyway

Shocking CCTV of the moment a 75-year-old woman was dragged into an alleyway and robbed in a Leicestershire street has been released by police.

The lady was walking with friends along Sherrard Street, Melton Mowbray, when the man grabbed her from behind, dragging her to the ground and into a nearby alleyway.

Detectives say the woman escaped serious injury in the attack - which happened just three days before Christmas - but her phone, personal bank cards and keys were taken.

Anyone with information on the man seen in the CCTV is urged to call police on 101.

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