Woman violently assaulted and robbed in Great Yarmouth alleyway

Picture: PA/Edward Smith

Picture: PA/Edward Smith - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A woman was knocked unconscious after she was violently assaulted and robbed in a Great Yarmouth alleyway.

The incident happened at approximately 12.30pm on Monday (January 30) as the victim, in her 40s, was walking through one of the rows opposite Haven Bridge, from Hall Quay towards the market place.

An unknown person approached her and assaulted her causing her to lose consciousness.

When she eventually came round, a few moments later, she realised money had been stolen from in her bag and her items had been gone through.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have knowledge about the unknown person involved.

• Anyone with information should contact DC Beth Woollsey from Great Yarmouth CID on 101.

• Alternatively you can anonymously report the crime to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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