Bag snatched from elderly woman in Colchester

Bag snatched from elderly woman in Colchester

Bag snatched from elderly woman in Colchester

First published in News

A VULNERABLE pensioner had her bag snatched by a heartless crook during a robbery in Colchester.

The 81-year-old woman was putting her key into a communal door in Gardenia Walk, Colchester, when her black bag was hauled from her hand.

The attack took place at about 4.30pm yesterday.

The bag was found abandoned further up the road with money missing from the purse.

Det Con Andrea Ford said: "The man is described as taller than 5ft 4ins tall and slim.

"He was wearing either all black or navy and had a short jacket on.

"After grabbing the bag he ran off in the direction of the playing fields next to Gardenia Walk.”

The woman was not injured but was left shaken up by the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information call Det Con Andrea Ford at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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12:08pm Wed 28 May 14

Monkey1980 says...

Grimstead, AGAIN?!!
Grimstead, AGAIN?!! Monkey1980
  • Score: 4

12:21pm Wed 28 May 14

colchestergirl84 says...

my nan had her bag stolen 4 weeks ago in a supermarket. That never made the news
my nan had her bag stolen 4 weeks ago in a supermarket. That never made the news colchestergirl84
  • Score: -4

12:59pm Wed 28 May 14

PROOFREADER says...

Monkey1980 wrote:
Grimstead, AGAIN?!!
Crimes are committed everywhere not jusr Greenstead!
[quote][p][bold]Monkey1980[/bold] wrote: Grimstead, AGAIN?!![/p][/quote]Crimes are committed everywhere not jusr Greenstead! PROOFREADER
  • Score: -1

5:15pm Wed 28 May 14

Shaneblackdarkknight says...

Wow what a complete scum bag ,,, karmas around the corner waiting for this low life .
Wow what a complete scum bag ,,, karmas around the corner waiting for this low life . Shaneblackdarkknight
  • Score: 8

8:22am Thu 29 May 14

MaryPoppins87 says...

colchestergirl84 wrote:
my nan had her bag stolen 4 weeks ago in a supermarket. That never made the news
Not every old person sob story can make the headlines
[quote][p][bold]colchestergirl84[/bold] wrote: my nan had her bag stolen 4 weeks ago in a supermarket. That never made the news[/p][/quote]Not every old person sob story can make the headlines MaryPoppins87
  • Score: 10

8:57am Thu 29 May 14

colchestergirl84 says...

MaryPoppins87 wrote:
colchestergirl84 wrote:
my nan had her bag stolen 4 weeks ago in a supermarket. That never made the news
Not every old person sob story can make the headlines
Hope it never happens to someone in your family MaryPoppins87.
[quote][p][bold]MaryPoppins87[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]colchestergirl84[/bold] wrote: my nan had her bag stolen 4 weeks ago in a supermarket. That never made the news[/p][/quote]Not every old person sob story can make the headlines[/p][/quote]Hope it never happens to someone in your family MaryPoppins87. colchestergirl84
  • Score: -9

9:42am Thu 29 May 14

mummyof1xx says...

this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!!
this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!! mummyof1xx
  • Score: 2

9:46am Thu 29 May 14

Slamdoor312 says...

'Wow what a complete scum bag ,,, karmas around the corner waiting for this low life'

More like a nice little holiday somewhere, because they are 'deprived'.

I'd rather use the word depraved, and bang them up. Unlikely though,,due to our pathetic 'justice' system.
'Wow what a complete scum bag ,,, karmas around the corner waiting for this low life' More like a nice little holiday somewhere, because they are 'deprived'. I'd rather use the word depraved, and bang them up. Unlikely though,,due to our pathetic 'justice' system. Slamdoor312
  • Score: 5

10:03pm Fri 30 May 14

A Very Private Gentleman says...

Greenstead......

AGAIN.
Greenstead...... AGAIN. A Very Private Gentleman
  • Score: -1

10:55pm Fri 30 May 14

MaryPoppins87 says...

mummyof1xx wrote:
this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!!
Sorry, but I really struggle to take you seriously! I'm not an amazing speller, but as a mummyof1 I'm guessing it'll be your offspring who render Britain illiterate!
[quote][p][bold]mummyof1xx[/bold] wrote: this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]Sorry, but I really struggle to take you seriously! I'm not an amazing speller, but as a mummyof1 I'm guessing it'll be your offspring who render Britain illiterate! MaryPoppins87
  • Score: 10

1:17pm Sat 31 May 14

mummyof1xx says...

MaryPoppins87 wrote:
mummyof1xx wrote:
this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!!
Sorry, but I really struggle to take you seriously! I'm not an amazing speller, but as a mummyof1 I'm guessing it'll be your offspring who render Britain illiterate!
Your funny..... like tolling on pages do we? I cant believe you would come on a page and think that this is a old persons sob story! I find it hard to take you serious too. . I'll write how I like thanks!! And mentioning a child is low too. This post is about a old lady who happens to be part of my family, getting mugged in daylight by a scum bag.. but then you wont know how it feels till it happens to your family!!! joker
[quote][p][bold]MaryPoppins87[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mummyof1xx[/bold] wrote: this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]Sorry, but I really struggle to take you seriously! I'm not an amazing speller, but as a mummyof1 I'm guessing it'll be your offspring who render Britain illiterate![/p][/quote]Your funny..... like tolling on pages do we? I cant believe you would come on a page and think that this is a old persons sob story! I find it hard to take you serious too. . I'll write how I like thanks!! And mentioning a child is low too. This post is about a old lady who happens to be part of my family, getting mugged in daylight by a scum bag.. but then you wont know how it feels till it happens to your family!!! joker mummyof1xx
  • Score: -8

7:32am Tue 3 Jun 14

MaryPoppins87 says...

mummyof1xx wrote:
MaryPoppins87 wrote:
mummyof1xx wrote:
this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!!
Sorry, but I really struggle to take you seriously! I'm not an amazing speller, but as a mummyof1 I'm guessing it'll be your offspring who render Britain illiterate!
Your funny..... like tolling on pages do we? I cant believe you would come on a page and think that this is a old persons sob story! I find it hard to take you serious too. . I'll write how I like thanks!! And mentioning a child is low too. This post is about a old lady who happens to be part of my family, getting mugged in daylight by a scum bag.. but then you wont know how it feels till it happens to your family!!! joker
'Your funny' and 'tolling'? My point made.
Thank you
[quote][p][bold]mummyof1xx[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]MaryPoppins87[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mummyof1xx[/bold] wrote: this is my dads missus it happened to.. and to u marypoppins87 sob story pffttt. lets hope it dnt happen to ur mum or nan eh!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]Sorry, but I really struggle to take you seriously! I'm not an amazing speller, but as a mummyof1 I'm guessing it'll be your offspring who render Britain illiterate![/p][/quote]Your funny..... like tolling on pages do we? I cant believe you would come on a page and think that this is a old persons sob story! I find it hard to take you serious too. . I'll write how I like thanks!! And mentioning a child is low too. This post is about a old lady who happens to be part of my family, getting mugged in daylight by a scum bag.. but then you wont know how it feels till it happens to your family!!! joker[/p][/quote]'Your funny' and 'tolling'? My point made. Thank you MaryPoppins87
  • Score: 11

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