NORWICH: Two women robbed at knifepoint

31 October 2012, 13:42 | Updated: 31 October 2012, 14:20

Two women have been threatened at knifepoint and had their bags stolen in Norwich.

A 37-year-old woman had her handbag and groceries taken on Aylsham Road after 8pm last night.

At around 10pm, a man demanded a 21-year-old woman hand over her bag in the Mandela Close area of the city.

The man's described as in his 30s and was wearing navy blue jacket, jeans and was about six foot tall.

Police are linking the two robberies.

Both women were left shaken but not hurt.