Have-a-go heroes retrieve woman’s purse after Norwich robbery
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Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a woman was robbed of her purse in Norwich on August 24.
The incident happened in Farmers Avenue just after 6pm when the victim, a woman in her mid 20s, was approached by a man from behind.
The suspect grabbed her handbag and after a short struggle managed to get away with her purse.
The woman shouted and a group of men in the area gave chase and managed to retrieve the purse, returning it to her.
The suspect, who made off towards Rouen Road, had taken £20 from the purse.
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Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed a man acting suspiciously in the area between the times stated.
Anyone with information should contact T/Detective Constable Angela Tolson at Norwich CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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