Pen­sioner’s bag snatched

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

Two young men mugged an old lady by snatch­ing her bag as she walked along an Ash­ford street in the mid­dle of the af­ter­noon.

The woman, who is in her 70s, was mak­ing her way along Harper Road, Ash­ford at 3.45pm last Thurs­day when the rob­bery took place.

In­spec­tor Andy Bid­mead said: “She was passed by two men who grabbed her bag and pulled it out of her hands be­fore run­ning off to­wards Vic­to­ria Park.”

The two sus­pects are de­scribed as white and aged about 18. One was wear­ing a blue track­suit.

Any­one with any in­for­ma­tion is asked to call the po­lice on 01843 222289 or Kent Crimestop­pers anony­mously on 0800 555 111, quot­ing ref­er­ence ZY/20934/16.”

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