Gang rob woman near Northampton pub

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Goldings Road, Northampton.

The victim was walking past the Silver Horse pub at about 6.20pm yesterday when a group of about five boys ran towards her. One of the boys pushed her to the ground and another grabbed her handbag.

The boys then ran off with the handbag towards the underpass that goes under Lings Way.

One of the offenders is described as black, aged 15 to 16, about 5ft 6in, with a medium build. He was wearing dark clothing.

A second offender is described as mixed race, aged 14 to 15, about 5ft 2in, and skinny. He was wearing a light blue hooded top and a cream scarf.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.




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