November 1, 2010 1.17 pm This story is over 162 months old

Woman robbed of purse on High Street

Pushed to the ground: A woman was robbed of her purse on the High Street by a man with purple spots on his nose.

Police are appealing for more information after a 40-year-old woman was robbed on Lincoln’s High Street on Thursday, October 18.

This incident took place at around 9.30pm, at the junction with Altham Terrace, when the woman was approached by the offender.

She was pushed to the ground, and the man, described as white, in his mid 30s, and of a large build, stole her purse.

Police say the offender’s nose had purple spots on it, he had short scruffy hair, and he was wearing a white long-sleeved top.

Anyone with any information can call Lincolnshire Police on 0300 111 0300 quoting incident 556 of 28 October 2010.

Source: Lincolnshire Police | Photo: Street View