Pensioner mugged in South Yorkshire street

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A woman aged 76 was mugged on a South Yorksire street by a man who stole her purse.

The pensioner was targeted on Milton Road, Mexborough, on Saturday night.

She told police she put up a struggle but the thief - a white man in his 20s - fled with her purse.

The robber was around 5ft 8ins tall, slim and was wearing dark clothing.

Witnesses to the robbery or anyone with information about the culprit should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 1,251 of Saturday, May 3.

Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111.