Suspected robbery in Burncross – did you see anything?

Officers are appealing for information following the reported robbery of a 52-year-old woman in the Burncross area.

At around 8.45pm on Sunday 9 December, it was reported that the woman was walking home from the Acorn pub on Hollow Gate when she was pushed from behind. She fell forward onto her face and sustained minor facial injuries.

The victim believes that two men were involved, one of the men held her down as the other took items from her before leaving the scene and running towards the Bridge Inn pub.

A diamond ring, titanium ring, Samsung mobile phone and a Tag Heuer 2000 stainless steel strap watch were taken. The watch, which has sentimental value to the victim, has a broken clasp.

An investigation is underway including reviewing CCTV and officers are carrying out local enquiries.

Were you in the area at the time? Did you witness the robbery?

Have you been offered any of these items?

Please call 101 quoting incident number 869 of 9 December 2018.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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