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Robber knocks teenage girl to the ground before stealing phone and cash

PUBLISHED: 16:57 09 August 2018 | UPDATED: 19:59 09 August 2018

The robbery happened as the girl was walking near the car park in Jetty Lane, Woodbridge Picture: GOOGLE

The robbery happened as the girl was walking near the car park in Jetty Lane, Woodbridge Picture: GOOGLE


A teenage girl was pushed to the floor and robbed of her mobile phone and cash while walking beside a Suffolk park.

An unknown attacker is said to have knocked the 14-year-old victim to the ground as she walked beside the car park in Jetty Lane, Woodbridge, at around 9.10pm yesterday.

She dropped her mobile phone and money, which the robber grabbed before running away.

The victim was also said to have suffered a grazed knee in the robbery.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw suspicious activity or knows what happened is asked to contact Suffolk police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/45046/18.

People can also contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via its anonymous onlineform.

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