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Muggers Floor Pensioner In Purse Snatch

A pensioner was pushed to the ground by muggers who stole her purse containing 500 in Coventry yesterday.

The 61-year-old victim was pushed in the back, causing her to tumble to the floor in Roseberry Avenue, Wood End at 12.45pm.

The attackers pulled her purse out her jacket pocket and fled. It has 505 in it.

Both were about 5ft 2ins and medium build. One was wearing a black tracksuit and a blue Nike woolly hat.

The second, who is black, was wearing a dark jacket, dark trousers, black trainers and a black Adidas hat. He also had long dreadlocks. Witnesses should call 024 7653 9020 or 0800 555111.
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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 17 Nov 00
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