Woman grabbed by neck during robbery in Stansted

Stansted Mountfitchet. Picture: Saffron Photo

Stansted Mountfitchet. Picture: Saffron Photo

SaffronPhoto 2016

A woman was grabbed around the neck by a robber as he tried to take her bag in Stansted Mountfitchet.

The incident happened at around 10am on Tuesday, December 5, in Manor Road.

The victim, a 31-year-old woman, was walking along the street when a white Peugeot 206 pulled up beside her.

A man got out of the car and grabbed the woman around her neck.

He then pushed her to the ground as he attempted to take her bag.

The victim was able to take her back bag and get away.

However, the man had already taken a two-figure sum of cash from the bag.

He got back into the car and drove away, in the direction of Church Road.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Pc Dominic Potts at Braintree police station on 101, quoting incident 42/172107/17. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dunmow Broadcast visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dunmow Broadcast staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dunmow Broadcast account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

For some holiday makers, the only exercise they will do whilst away is a short walk to the pool or to the buffet table at breakfast.

A painting by the artist Lucian Freud which had been painted over by another artist when the canvas was re-used, has been sold for £30,000 at auction.

Yesterday, 11:11

Forecasters are warning residents to expect thunderstorms in the East of England this Friday.

Tue, 11:23

Parking enforcement officers who operate in districts across north Essex, including in Uttlesford, have launched a new scheme to tackle inconsiderate parking around primary schools.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Dunmow Broadcast weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy