Praise for Doncaster restaurant staff who helped catch mugger

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Police have praised staff at a Doncaster restaurant who helped catch a street mugger.

Fast-acting employees from the Turkuaz on Netherhall Road went to the aid of a young woman customer when she became a robbery victim as she left their restaurant.

A man approached her and grabbed her handbag in a struggled but without hesitation three members of staff ran to her assistance and chased the man.

Although he escaped and ran away they were able to retrieve the woman’s handbag and forensic evidence led police to a 21-year-old man from Sheffield who has pleaded guilty to robbery and granted conditional bail until his sentencing at Doncaster Crown Court in May.

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