Mugger gets woman's bag

A MUGGER attacked a 56-year-old woman as she walked home with a friend after a night out in Thurnscoe.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 27th September 2007, 10:32 am
Updated Friday, 28th September 2007, 9:47 am

The woman left the Spit and Whisper pub and was walking along Lidget Lane just after midnight on Sunday when a man grabbed her bag.

She was pulled to the ground, sustaining minor injuries. The mugger ran off towards Hickleton with the bag which contained her mobile phone and a small amount of cash in a purse.

The thief is described as being 6ft tall, young, of slim build and athletic.

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