Woman fights off would-be robber in Tilbury alley

Woman fights off would-be robber in alley

Woman fights off would-be robber in alley

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A WOMAN fought off a robber on a bike who tried to steal her bag.

The 28-year-old suffered cuts and bruises when she fell to the floor trying to protect her bag.

She was walking in an alleyway between Dunlop Road and Seymour Road in Tilbury at around 2.30pm on Tuesday, January 28, when the man wearing a hoodie zipped to the nose, tried to grab her belongings.

Police are appealing for information on the would-be robber, who is described as white, wearing a black hoodie with a bright zip at the front. He was riding a dark mountain bike with chunky wheels.

Anyone with information should call Pc Hazel O’Brien at Grays CID on Essex Police 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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