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Arrest - Atherstone - Robbery

Dear Resident


A man has been arrested following a report of a robbery in Atherstone on 20th August.


At around 7am it was reported that a woman in her 80s was walking along South Street when a man approached demanding her bag. After taking the bag the woman was pushed to the floor.


The victim suffered injuries to her face and hands.


Following CCTV enquiries officers identified a suspect and a 20-year-old from Atherstone was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He is still in police custody.


If you have any further information on this incident, please contact Warwickshire Police on 101. 

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Adam Skelsey
(Police, Sgt, North Warwickshire)

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