Elderly woman targeted by robber as she walks home from temple
PUBLISHED: 11:41 06 July 2012 | UPDATED: 11:48 06 July 2012
Victim, 70, has her necklace snatched in Grasmere Avenue
Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman was the victim of a necklace snatch in Wembley.
The 70-year-old woman was attacked from behind as she walked in Grasmere Avenue, on June 29 at 2.30pm.
After stealing her necklace the robber fled in a red getaway car that was waiting for him.
The suspect is a black teenager aged around 18.
He was wearing a red hooded top with black or dark blue jeans.
Detective Sergeant Feeney from Brent Police said: “This is an unprovoked attack on an elderly female who was making her way home from the temple, given the time of day and the fact it is a busy road junction.
“I would urge anyone who has any information to contact me.”
Anyone with information should call 020 8733 3250 or Crimestoppers anonymous on 0800 555 111.
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