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Taunton: 73 Year Old Woman Robbed For £5
A 73 year old woman's been knocked to the ground and robbed by a teenager for £5 in Taunton.
Police say the victim was walking alone along Wellesley Street towards a fish and chip shop when she heard voices behind her.
4 young men came to the side of her and one of them said: "Have you got any money?". After saying she did't she was then hit by one of the teenagers in the face with the back of his hand and then he kicked her knee.
She fell to her knees, grabbing the fence next to her at which point the robber has gone through her pockets and taken £5.
Police say he is white, 16 to 18 years old, 5' tall, medium build, with rings on each finger of his right hand, well-kept teeth and wearing a dark coloured hooded top.
Investigating officer DC Andy Eastwood said:"Please can anyone with any information come forward and help achieve some measure of justice for the victim, particularly any of the three other males in that group, although I hope the offender himself will be overcome by guilt after attacking such a vulnerable woman and hand himself in quickly. Tis is an unusual crime for Taunton and certainly an isolated incident which is why I'm keen to get information on the offender quickly and prevent anyone else falling victim to this cowardly and nasty crime."
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Eastwood on 101 quoting crime number 131015/14, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.
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