Woman robbed in Wisbech alleyway

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in a Wisbech alleyway.

The 22-year-old was walking along the path between Henson Close and Haley Close between 5.30pm and 5.55pm on Wednesday, January 4 when she was punched in the face by a man.

The offender grabbed her purse and ran off. The victim tried to chase after him but he was too quick.

He is described as about six foot and wearing a black Superdry coat with red writing on the back.

PC Chris Goodman, investigating, said: “I would urge anyone who saw a man acting suspiciously or running away from the area at around the time of the robbery to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call PC Goodman on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800-555111.