31 Jul '15, 6pm

Robbery victim, 63, suffers broken arm in handbag snatch in New Walk

Robbery victim, 63, suffers broken arm in handbag snatch in New Walk

A 63-year-old woman's arm was broken when a thug snatched her handbag. The woman was targeted in New Walk, Leicester when the man ran at her from behind, snatched her bag and ran away. The victim's arm was broken and she also suffered bruising, police said. The stolen bag contained personal items as well as a number of collection envelopes with cash inside them for St James the Greater Church, in London Road. Related content Cannabis grower who pledged at father's death bed to stay off drugs is given 'a chance' by judge Joy as nuisance council tenant is kicked out of her home Police investigate allegations of neglect at city care homes Leicester woman barred from flying to Syria is released on bail Detectives make TV 'Crimewatch' appeal to trace Leicestershire sex offender on run Family and friends say goodbye to road crash victim Paul Flanagan The attack happened at 10am ...

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