Woman Hurt During Wellesley Road Handbag Snatch

Victim left with head wound after moped robber strikes


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A woman in her sixties was injured during a robbery on Wellesley Road, Chiswick this Sunday evening (7 April).

The victim had her handbag snatched by a person on a moped at around 5.50pm. Paramedics told the police that she had been in a collision and eyewitnesses reported that she was bleeding profusely from a head wound.

Another moped-enabled robbery
Another moped-enabled robbery

Police say that her injuries are not life threating.

Enquiries are ongoing by officers from the West Area Command Unit.

Anyone with any information that can assist with this investigation is asked to call Police on 101 and quote CAD 5521/07APR or tweet @Metcc.

To call anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

April 8, 2019

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