Appeal after woman’s handbag snatched in King’s Lynn

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman's handbag was snatched in King's Lynn this morning.

The victim, a woman in her 40s, was walking along Hardings Way at around 6.20am when a man on a bicycle rode past and snatched her handbag causing her to fall to the ground.

The man, who is described as wearing a grey hooded top and black gillet, fled in the direction of South Lynn.

The victim suffered minor injuries to her hands and knees.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information should contact DC Sam Harris at Kings Lynn Police Investigation Centre on 101.

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Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their anonymous online form at

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