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Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was kicked and punched as she was robbed in Luton.
A 94-year-old woman has been left with cuts and bruises to her leg after being 'violently assaulted' in a robbery at her own home in Luton.
It happened on Monday 9 September at around 9.30pm, when she answered a knock on her door in Studley Road, thinking it was the next door neighbour.
As she opened the door a man forced his way into the hallway by repeatedly punching her until she fell to the ground. He then kicked and stamped on her before making his way into the front room.
He made off with her shopping bag which contained bank books and cash. It is described as a canvas grey, pastel colour. It was later found discarded in Chalk Hill in Cockernhoe.
The officer in charge of this investigation, Detective Constable Matt Shepherd said: "The victim has been left with bruising and a cut to her leg after this cowardly and violent assault.
"I would urge anyone who was in the Studley Road area yesterday to contact officers if they saw a man matching the following description in the area.
"I would also urge anyone who saw a person discarding a bag in the Chalk Hill area to also come forward and assist with this investigation."
The man is described as white, 5'10ft tall and in his 40s, wearing dark clothing with long hair that had been twisted into 'stalks' across his forehead.
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