Student Robbed At Burlington Lane Bus Stop

Teenage girl assaulted by suspects as she tries to recover handbag

The Police in Chiswick

A 19 year old Chinese student was hurt as she tried to recover her handbag from a mugger.

The incident happened on Friday 16th November around 23.00 as she waited at a bus stop outside Chiswick Tennis Club on Burlington Lane.

The first suspect, a white male, came from behind and grabbed her handbag from her shoulder and ran off.

The victim started to run after the suspect but was pushed from the side by another suspect believed to be a black male. She fell to the floor causing cuts and grazing to her right elbow.

The first suspect is described as a white male aged 20 years old, 5’11”, wearing a black top (possible hoody), black bottoms and possibly wearing a cap.

The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a black hoody and black bottoms and the third suspect also a black male, aged 20 years again wearing a black hoody and black bottoms.

Witnesses or anyone who has any information regarding this incident is asked to call Hounslow CID in confidence on 0208 247 6160/5940 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference number 0525637/07.

November 21, 2007