Woman, 82, attacked in Halesworth

AN 82-year-old woman is in hospital after she was attacked and robbed in Halesworth at lunchtime today.The victim was in the car park at Angel Link around 12.

AN 82-year-old woman is in hospital after she was attacked and robbed in Halesworth at lunchtime today.

The victim was in the car park at Angel Link around 12.30pm when a man snatched her handbag and pushed her to the ground.

She is currently in James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston where she is being treated for a broken wrist.

The rectangular navy blue leather bag contained cash, cards, keys and personal items.


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The man is described as white and in his late teens to 30s. He was wearing a light colour long sleeved top.

Anyone who was in the area at the time who saw the incident or the offender, or may have found the bag should telephone PC Green at Halesworth on 01986 835300.

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