Woman assaulted and robbed in Bridlington street

A 59-year-old woman has allegedly been assaulted and her handbag stolen in a 'cowardly' robbery in a street in Bridlington.

It has been described as a cowardly act

The woman was walking along Victoria Road around 5pm on Tuesday January 30 when a man approached her from behind, pushed her over and stole her brown handbag before running off.

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The woman injured her arm and shoulder and bumped her head. Her bag contained her purse, bank cards, passport and keys.

Detective Sergeant Tom Napier said “This is a cowardly act. I would ask if anyone has any information regarding this offence to contact us on 101 quoting log number 340 of 30/1/18.

"Crimestoppers is always available for anyone with genuine information to call anonymously on 0800 555 111.”