Handbag Snatched By Hooded Teenagers

After they blocked victim's path with their bicycles

The Police in Chiswick

A woman had her handbag snatched by two teenagers on bikes on Saturday 23rd February.

The incident happened at 10.05 as the 24 year old made her way to Chiswick Rail Station along Edensor Road.

As she got to the junction of Corney Reach Way and Edensor Road, she became aware of two cyclists on the opposite side of the road cycling on the pavement.

As the victim answered her mobile phone, one of the suspects cycled in front of her and blocked her path, and the other snatched her shoulder bag containing purse, bankcards, mp3, cosmetics and glasses.

Both suspects are described as Asian males approximately 16 years old, wearing dark hooded tops and both on bikes.

Anyone witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Hounslow CID in confidence on 0208 247 6160/5940 or Crime Stoppers 0800 5551111 anonymously quoting crime reference 0504454/08.

February 26, 2008