Witness appeal after woman mugged in Oakham

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Police have appealed for witnesses after a woman was mugged.

A thief tried to snatch a handbag from a woman in Church Street, Oakham, at 6pm on August 29. He then pushed her to the floor, leaving her with cut hands.

The suspect, who did not get away with the bag, is described as a man, 6ft tall, wearing a black hooded top and dark trousers. He was last seen walking off towards Cutts Close.

PCSO 6521 Nicole Welsh said: “Nothing was actually stolen during the incident, however it left the victim was left distressed.”

Call 101.