Police appeal after woman assaulted and robbed

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted and robbed in Wednesfield.

The 52-year-old was punched and robbed as she walked along Bickford Road.

The woman had been to the newsagents and was returning to her car when she was attacked around 1pm on Friday 30 September.

She was approached in the street by a man, who punched her in the face before pushing her to the ground, dragging her along the pavement and stealing her bag.

The man is described as white, stocky and wearing a dark coloured hooded jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms.

Police say he ran off in the direction of Ellerton Walk following the attack.