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Elderly woman knocked to ground during handbag theft

Police would like to speak to this man Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Police in Bedfordshire are investigating the robbery of an elderly woman as she made her way home from the shops in Dunstable.

The woman was walking in Oldhill on Thursday 17 January when her handbag was ripped from her shoulder. She fell to the ground, suffering minor injuries.

Two bank cards were taken, along with a mobile phone and approximately £50 in cash.

Bedfordshire Police has released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to.

We would like to speak to the man in the footage, as we believe he may have information that could help our investigation. If you know who he is, please let us know. The victim is understandably shaken after the incident, and we would like to find out who is responsible.”

– DC Hasan Balic