Teenage girl has hand grabbed in alleyway robbery

Gloucester Way in Thetford where a teenage girl was robbed. Picture: Google

Gloucester Way in Thetford where a teenage girl was robbed. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

A teenage girl was grabbed in an alleyway and had cash stolen out of her pocket in a robbery in Thetford.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or information about the robbery which took place in Thetford on Tuesday, December 11.

Officers said a girl, aged in her late teens was walking along an alleyway between Gloucester Way and Chester Way at around 7.20am.

A man approached her, grabbed her hand, and put his hand into her jacket pocket, stealing a small quantity of cash before running off.

The victim was not hurt in the robbery.


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A spokesman for Norfolk Police said: 'Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact DC Ellie Knul at Thetford Police Station on 101.

'Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.'

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