Elderly woman robbed – Glastonbury

Avon & Somerset Police are asking the public for help after an elderly woman was assaulted and robbed. The incident happened at around 3.30pm on Friday (February 4). The victim, a woman in her 80’s was walking along the footpath leading from Street Road (A361), onto Boundary Way. She was pushed to the ground and had her purse stolen.

Police describe the offender as male, white, of slim build, between 30 and 40 years old. He was wearing a green waxed baggy-style jacket, black boots and a beanie-style hat. The A361 would have been busy at the time. Were you driving near to the area where the incident happened around 3,30pm on Friday? Do you have dashcam footage? If you do then please check it to see if you’ve captured the offender or the incident on it.

If you saw this incident, or have any information please call 101. Give the call handler the reference number 5222028964.

Investigating officer PC Jim Card notes: “This was a despicable attack on an elderly woman in broad daylight. I would urge anyone with information to come forward as soon as possible.”

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