Woman, 75, robbed while waiting at Corby bus stop

Police are appealing for witnesses after nightclub attack.
Police are appealing for witnesses after nightclub attack.

A 75-year-old woman was robbed while waiting at a bus stop in Corby.

She was waiting at the stop in Gainsborough Road, near York Road, at about 11.15am on Thursday, November 12, when a young woman approached her, grabbed her handbag and ran off into the Lincoln estate.

The victim fell to the ground as a result of her bag being snatched and suffered minor injuries.

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

They would particularly like to speak to anyone who may have been on a bus which stopped at the bus stop while the incident was taking place.

The offender was a white woman, in her 20s, about 5ft 11in and of medium build.

She wore a dark hooded top and dark bottoms.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.