Police hunt “cowardly” robber who attacked young woman

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was the victim of a “cowardly robbery” on Wednesday (March 2).

The woman, who is in her 20s, was walking towards the traffic lights, near St Neots railway station, on Hawkesden Road, at about 7.30am, when she was pushed from behind and fell to the floor.

The offender then ran off with her white handbag.

He was described as 5’9” and wearing a navy hooded top and jeans.

Detective Sergeant Amanda Foreman said: “This was a cowardly attack. We are looking to identify the man responsible and would urge any witnesses to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Det Sgt Amanda Foreman at Huntingdon Police Station on 101, or contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.