A fourteen year old boy has been arrested in connection with a mugging of a 96 year old woman in Wadebridge, Cornwall. Zoe Sheppard had her handbag snatched as she walked home earlier this month. Police say the boy is from Bodmin. He has been released on bail while more inquiries are made.
An 83 year old woman has a suspected broken leg and cuts to her face after being robbed in Exeter. It happened in Willey's Avenue this morning (Wednesday) when she was walking home from the bus stop. She was pushed to the floor and had her handbag stolen.
Police want to trace a young man on a bicycle who was in the area at the time.