Woman left with severe bruising after attempted robbery in Lichfield
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Police are appealing for witnesses or CCTV footage after a woman was taken to hospital with severe bruising to her face and swelling to her wrist following an attempted robbery in Lichfield.
The 67-year-old victim was walking down Trent Valley Road with her shopping when she was attacked between 4pm and 4:30pm on Monday, 23 December.
The suspect – believed to be a teenage boy on a white bike – fled after trying to steal the woman’s handbag.
Nothing was taken but the victim was left shaken and suffered injuries to her face and arm having fallen over in an attempt to stop her belongings from being taken.
Officers are doing a CCTV sweep of the area and anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 618 of 23 December, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.