Pensioner pushed to ground in robbery in Rotherham

A police probe is underway into a street robbery in Rotherham
A police probe is underway into a street robbery in Rotherham
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An elderly woman was pushed to the ground by a man who grabbed her bag in Rotherham.

The woman was targeted in Thurcroft yesterday lunchtime.

South Yorkshire Police said the robber asked the OAP for a cigarette first before pushing her over and snatching her bag.

He left the area in a silver - grey Peugeot 206.

The suspect white, slim, 5ft 7ins and spoke with a local accent.

He was wearing a black hooded top and white T-shirt.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.