Elderly woman injured in Mexborough street robbery

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Police are appealing for information after a pensioner was the victim of a street robbery in Mexborough last night.

The 76-year-old woman was approached in Milton Road by a white man, in his twenties, who took her purse.

The pensioner, from Mexborough, suffered minor injuries during the struggle but did not require hospital treatment.

The suspect is described as around 5ft 8ins tall and of a slim build. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with any information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 1251 of Saturday 3 May.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.