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POLICE investigating the attempted robbery of a pensioner in Arnold yesterday have issued an appeal for information.

At around 6.45pm, the woman was walking in St Mary’s Close when she was approached from behind by a man who attempted to wrench her handbag from her. However, the man fled when the victim began screaming at him.

Attempted robbery: St Mary’s Close in Arnold (Image courtesy of Google)
Attempted robbery: St Mary’s Close in Arnold (Image courtesy of Google)

He is descried as white and of medium build. He was wearing a woolly hat or hood with a bobble on it and dark clothing.

A police spokesman said: “Did you see a man acting suspiciously in the area of St Mary’s Close yesterday? Did you see anyone matching this description?”

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If you have any information please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 212 of 8 December, 2015 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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