Police appeal for information after woman robbed of cash in Cliftonville

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Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in Cliftonville.

A man is reported to have grabbed the woman in Arthur Road and taken her cash just after she had been to a cashpoint in Northdown Road.

A man, believed to be a resident, called police and stayed with the victim until help arrived.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police was called at 9.50am today (August 31) and it was reported that a man had stolen cash from a woman’s bag in Arthur Road, Cliftonville.

“Officers attended the scene and carried out an area search but no one matching the suspect’s description was located.

“The suspect is described as in his 20s, of slight build, around 5ft, 4ins tall and was wearing a grey and black hooded top.”

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/169832/22.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.