Pensioner robbed of handbag in Bradley Stoke
AN elderly woman was robbed of her handbag as she bent down to tend to a pain in one of her legs.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the crime on Wheatfield Drive, Bradley Stoke.
Avon and Somerset police spokeswoman said Catherine Foster said: "The victim, a 72-year-old, bent down after feeling a pain in her leg and as she did so her handbag was stolen by a teenage boy riding a bicycle.
"The offender is described as aged between 16 and 18, with short dark hair. He was wearing a grey top and black trousers with something red underneath his top."
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The crime happened at about 3.20pm yesterday.
Witnesses should call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.