Woman injured in street robbery in Rotherham

A woman suffered facial injuries in a street robbery in Rotherham.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 31st August 2017, 12:19 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:20 pm
Cliffefield Road, Swinton
Cliffefield Road, Swinton

South Yorkshire Police said the 43-year-old was mugged as she walked along Cliffefield Road, Swinton, at around 12.10am on Sunday, August 27.

Cash and cigarettes were stolen during the mugging.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "It is reported that a 43-year-old woman was walking along Cliffefield Road, Swinton, before it is believed she was assaulted and robbed of some cash and cigarettes, by offenders unknown.

"The woman sustained serious facial injuries during the incident which required hospital treatment."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.