Woman is robbed of handbag in Lowestoft alleyway


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A woman was robbed of her handbag after she was confronted by three men in a Lowestoft alleyway.

The 26-year-year-old woman was walking along an alleyway to the rear of Stanley Street at about 9pm on Thursday when she was approached by three men who made threats to her and demanded her handbag and jewellery.

They stole her handbag which contained a small quantity of cash, two bottles of perfume, a white gold ring with an inset pink heart and two diamonds and a white gold necklace with a gold cross.

Her bag was in a satchel style and had black with pink hearts on it,

The first robber was white, 5ft 9in, in his early 20s and of medium build. He was wearing a dark baseball cap with writing on the front and dark shell suit type top.

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The second man was white, 6ft in his early 20s and he wore dark jogging bottoms and a dark zip up top.

The third offender was white, in his early 20s, 6ft and of skinny build and was wearing light denim jeans and white trainers.

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Anyone with information call Det Con David Phelps at Lowestoft CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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