VIDEO: Elderly woman robbed in Peterborough car park

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CCTV footage of an elderly woman being knocked to the ground and robbed in Peterborough has been released

The woman, who is in her 70s, had her handbag stolen in the car park of the Conservative Club, in Broadway, on December 30 at about 10.30pm. She was left with minor injuries and was severely shaken by the incident.

The video shows the woman struggling to keep hold of her bag - but she was knocked to the floor.

Police would like to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident and are appealing for the public’s help. He is described as 5’ 7” and aged in his late 20s or early 30s.

Detective Constable Fran Scott said: “This was a cowardly act that has had a significant impact on the elderly victim.

“We’re urging anyone who recognises the man in the footage or has information on the incident to contact us.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact police on 101, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.