Purse snatch in Newcastle
Dated: 05 Apr 2012
Police are appealing for information after a purse snatch in Newcastle.
Around 12:15pm on Wednesday, April 4, a 95-year-old woman was standing in Saint Annes Close when a man approached her from behind and stole her purse.
The theft happened on the corner of Crawhall Road and Coquet Street.
The woman was not injured but left shaken by the incident.
The offender is described as being of slim build, around 50-years-old, clean shaven with brown hair.
He was wearing a light brown coloured top.
Enquiries into the theft are ongoing and anyone with any information into the theft is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.