Robbery of elderly woman – did you see what happened?

20180905-SY-doncaster-man-s.jpg

@wathupondearne Latest news in Yorkshire: September 05, 2018 03:39:00 PM

Police investigating the reported robbery of an elderly woman in Doncaster
earlier this year have released a CCTV still of a man they would like to
speak to as enquiries continue.

At around 3.30pm on Monday 16 July, an 87-year-old woman was walking along
Highfield Road, Doncaster, heading away from the town centre.

It is reported that an unknown man approached the woman from behind and
attempted to pull her necklace from around her neck.

This caused the elderly woman to fall to the floor. She suffered injuries as
a result of the fall.

While the necklace snapped, the suspect was unable to grab it and he ran
from the scene towards Kings Road.

Police believe the man pictured could hold vital information and are
appealing for him, or anyone who witnessed the robbery, to get in touch.

Please call 101 quoting crime reference number 14/104616/18 and ask for
information to be passed to DC Hill at Doncaster Police Station. You can
also ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

See our Yorkshire Photography:
https://wath-on-dearne.com/wathondearne/around-the-dearne-valley/

[catlist name=Latest News]

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The Cookie Law is a new piece of privacy legislation from Europe that requires websites to obtain consent from visitors to store or retrieve any information on a computer or any other web connected device. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

------------------------------------------------

The Cookie law we are abiding by has been designed to protect online privacy, by making consumers aware of how information about them is collected by websites, and enable them to choose whether or not they want to allow it to take place.

------------------------------------------------

It started as an EU Directive that was adopted by all EU countries on May 26th 2011. At the same time the UK updated its Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, which brought the EU Directive it into UK law.

------------------------------------------------

Each EU member state has done or is doing the same thing. Although they all have their own approach and interpretation, the basic requirements of the directive remain the same.

Close