Search continues for man who assaulted and robbed woman

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It happened outside Lloyds bank in Beccles. - Credit: Google Maps

The search continues for a man who robbed and assaulted a woman in broad daylight by a Lloyds cash point machine.

The woman was assaulted and robbed while withdrawing money from a bank on December 3.

Police received a call of a reported theft and assault in Beccles at about 9.15am.

It was reported that a woman, 57, had got £50 out of a cash point machine at Lloyds bank and then was shoved by a male who then grabbed the money.

The thief was then chased by a member of the public before escaping in a silver Golf.

The woman was unhurt.

Theone Nicols, 22, was an eyewitness and said: "It was honestly horrible to see something like that happen to an elderly woman.

"I turned to my partner and he just dropped his bag and tried to catch him."

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Police enquiries are on going. Anyone with information should contact Suffolk police on 101 quoting SC-03122021-87.