Detectives investigating a robbery in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman was punched while walking her dog.
The woman in her 40s was walking with her dog on the pathway next to Uxbridge Drive, Ernesettle, through a field when she was approached by a man who punched her and stole her handbag before running away towards Hawkinge Gardens.
The incident happened at 7.10pm on Thursday 15 March.
The man is described as white, 5ft 9ins in height and of average build. He was wearing a black woollen hat with two white stripes on the rim, a black scarf, a black jacket, black gloves and grey jogging bottoms with two white stripes and white trainers.
Anyone who has any information that can assist with the investigation is asked to contact police by emailing [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting crime number CR/022559/18.
Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News