Man pulls necklace from woman’s neck in Weston robbery
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Police have launched a witness appeal in hopes of speaking to a dog walker who may have seen a robbery in Weston on Tuesday.
At around 10.30am, a female in her 60s was walking along the footpath adjacent to Ewart Road when a male briskly passed her.
He then turned around and pulled a gold necklace from around her neck and made off with it in the direction of Baytree Road. He is described as white, with short dark hair and was wearing a black tracksuit and trainers.
The necklace had a safety chain and has not at this time been recovered.
A 29-year-old male has been arrested and released on bail.
Investigating officer Carol Howell said: “One arrest has been made and enquiries are continuing.
“We believe there was a dog walker in the area who may have witnessed the incident and tried to pursue the offender.
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“We’d be grateful if they would get in touch, or any other witnesses, through our website or on 101 quoting reference number 5221157563.”
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.