Woman on mobility scooter targeted in Great Yarmouth robbery

Picture: Ian Burt

Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

A man stole a bag from a woman on a mobility scooter in Great Yarmouth.

It happened in South Quay at around 6.45pm on Tuesday, December 29.

The victim was on her mobility scooter when an unknown man tried to take her handbag from the front basket.

A woman, related to the victim, intervened and a struggle took place before the man made off with the bag.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the incident.

Witnesses are asked to call Det Con Gill Dawson at Norfolk police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.