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A 30 year old woman who stopped to help people involved in a road traffic accident herself became the victim as her mobile phone was snatched from her hand.

The incident happened on Wednesday 26th July at 20.55. The victim was walking her dogs along Bath Road when she stopped to assist after a road traffic accident involving an orange coloured Daewoo Matiz and another car.

Her mobile phone was snatched from her hand by the driver of the brown car who jumped into his car and attempted to get away however the victim also jumped into the car after him to retrieve her phone.

The vehicle made off into Abinger Road whilst the victim struggled with the driver.  The driver then stopped in Abinger Road and pulled the victim out of the car. The vehicle made off back along Bath Road on the wrong side of the road towards Turnham Green Terrace causing a second accident.

Whilst the victim did manage to retrieve her phone, she received cuts and scratches to her leg and arm and a large graze to her chest.

Thecar was stolen the previous day from Hammersmith. Police have also released part of the registration number RX03..

The suspect was a black male, about 26 years, 5’08”, wearing blue jeans. Any information to DS Ian Robinson in the Robbery Squad on 020 8247 5940. Information about any crime may be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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August 10, 2006