Elderly woman assaulted in Plymouth city centre

    Police are appealing for witnesses

    Officers are investigating an assault which happened in Royal Parade at around 11.30am on Thursday 26 September.

    An elderly woman was knocked over and injured by a man fleeing from security guards in Plymouth city centre.

    The victim, aged in her 80s, suffered a fractured shoulder and cut to her head. She required hospital treatment.

    Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference number: CR/100734/19.

    Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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