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Woman pushed to ground and robbed in Christchurch attack
DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after a woman was pushed to the ground and robbed in Christchurch town centre.
The local woman, whose age is unknown, was approached from behind by a man unknown to her in Ducking Stool Lane near The Olde George Inn in Millhams Street, at around 12.40pm on Monday.
She was pushed over but not injured, and the man made off with a bag containing cash.
DI Steve Thorpe, of Dorset Police CID, said: “The victim has been left extremely shaken by this ordeal.
“I am appealing for witnesses and anyone who may have seen this robbery take place, or has information about the person responsible to call Dorset Police in confidence.”
The offender is described as a white man, of medium build, around five feet six inches tall, wearing a white top with the hood pulled up over his head.
Contact police with information on 101 quoting incident number 23:213, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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