Pensioner robbed in broad daylight

Pensioner robbed in broad daylight

Pensioner robbed in broad daylight

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A 72-YEAR-OLD woman was robbed in broad daylight by a man pulling her hood over her head.

Detectives are asking for help from the public in tracing the man, who robbed the woman as she walked along Mynchens in Basildon, just before 11am on March 3.

The suspect had approached the woman from behind and pulled the hood of her coat over her head, demanded her handbag before pulling it from her and running off in the direction of Great Knightleys.

He is described as white, aged between 16 and 25, about 5ft 8in to 5ft 10in tall and of slim build.

He was wearing a dark coloured top and lighter coloured trousers.

Det Con Phil McCorkell, of Basildon CID, said: "I would very much like to speak to anyone who saw this robbery or who has any other information which can help identify this man.

“The lady was not physically injured during the robbery but I think that is more down to luck as this man appeared to have a complete disregard for his victim.

“She has been left extremely shaken by what happened I would like to arrest this man as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can call Det Con McCorkell at Basildon CID on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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7:08pm Sun 9 Mar 14

Rich,..Carol says...

BRAVE
BRAVE Rich,..Carol
  • Score: 0

7:23pm Sun 9 Mar 14

Idontknowy says...

Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right
Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right Idontknowy
  • Score: 10

8:09pm Sun 9 Mar 14

No1 Shoplifter says...

Idontknowy wrote:
Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right
When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.
[quote][p][bold]Idontknowy[/bold] wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right[/p][/quote]When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime. No1 Shoplifter
  • Score: -3

9:08pm Sun 9 Mar 14

Kim Gandy says...

No1 Shoplifter wrote:
Idontknowy wrote:
Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right
When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.
Victimless?

How do you work that out?

The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession".

And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom.

Turd.
[quote][p][bold]No1 Shoplifter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Idontknowy[/bold] wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right[/p][/quote]When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.[/p][/quote]Victimless? How do you work that out? The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession". And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom. Turd. Kim Gandy
  • Score: 6

9:11pm Sun 9 Mar 14

Kim Gandy says...

I really can't get over the Echo allowing this numpty to keep on commenting.

Don't they have a policy of reporting idiots like this to the police?

Oh what am I saying?

Might as well report it to next door''s cat.

Still, there's always natural justice, which I am sure will come your way very soon moron.

As for this lady, like I said in the previous story about the man in his eighties, these older people are no longer living in the same country they grew up in.

Thanks for 13 years of Labour scum in charge, followed by the Useless Tories and the Limpdums.

God help us.
I really can't get over the Echo allowing this numpty to keep on commenting. Don't they have a policy of reporting idiots like this to the police? Oh what am I saying? Might as well report it to next door''s cat. Still, there's always natural justice, which I am sure will come your way very soon moron. As for this lady, like I said in the previous story about the man in his eighties, these older people are no longer living in the same country they grew up in. Thanks for 13 years of Labour scum in charge, followed by the Useless Tories and the Limpdums. God help us. Kim Gandy
  • Score: 2

9:21pm Sun 9 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

crime is down...or is it up..
crime is down...or is it up.. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: -1

10:16pm Sun 9 Mar 14

No1 Shoplifter says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
No1 Shoplifter wrote:
Idontknowy wrote:
Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right
When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.
Victimless?

How do you work that out?

The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession".

And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom.

Turd.
I have some morals. I only steal from big high street stores like Debenhams, Boots, etc. I don't see what your doing wrong to be honest. Its a rip off in there anyway. In Boots they charge like £40 for facial cream. Bollux to that! Straight in my pocket. Maybe you should try it Kim. Amazing how much you can save yourself. They say crime don't pay. What a load of sh1t. Of course it does.
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]No1 Shoplifter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Idontknowy[/bold] wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right[/p][/quote]When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.[/p][/quote]Victimless? How do you work that out? The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession". And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom. Turd.[/p][/quote]I have some morals. I only steal from big high street stores like Debenhams, Boots, etc. I don't see what your doing wrong to be honest. Its a rip off in there anyway. In Boots they charge like £40 for facial cream. Bollux to that! Straight in my pocket. Maybe you should try it Kim. Amazing how much you can save yourself. They say crime don't pay. What a load of sh1t. Of course it does. No1 Shoplifter
  • Score: -6

8:07am Mon 10 Mar 14

pembury53 says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
No1 Shoplifter wrote:
Idontknowy wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right
When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.
Victimless? How do you work that out? The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession". And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom. Turd.
so do you think if shoplifting fell to zero, that stores would lower prices as a consequence ? just a thought.....
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]No1 Shoplifter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Idontknowy[/bold] wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right[/p][/quote]When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.[/p][/quote]Victimless? How do you work that out? The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession". And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom. Turd.[/p][/quote]so do you think if shoplifting fell to zero, that stores would lower prices as a consequence ? just a thought..... pembury53
  • Score: 4

2:34pm Mon 10 Mar 14

TheaWells says...

"I really can't get over the Echo allowing this numpty to keep on commenting."

Oh the irony..
"I really can't get over the Echo allowing this numpty to keep on commenting." Oh the irony.. TheaWells
  • Score: 2

3:02pm Mon 10 Mar 14

ThisYear says...

TheaWells wrote:
"I really can't get over the Echo allowing this numpty to keep on commenting."

Oh the irony..
" Oh the irony "

Will sail over her head without disturbing her dandruff.
[quote][p][bold]TheaWells[/bold] wrote: "I really can't get over the Echo allowing this numpty to keep on commenting." Oh the irony..[/p][/quote]" Oh the irony " Will sail over her head without disturbing her dandruff. ThisYear
  • Score: 2

9:21pm Mon 10 Mar 14

No1 Shoplifter says...

pembury53 wrote:
Kim Gandy wrote:
No1 Shoplifter wrote:
Idontknowy wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right
When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.
Victimless? How do you work that out? The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession". And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom. Turd.
so do you think if shoplifting fell to zero, that stores would lower prices as a consequence ? just a thought.....
Exactly. We are always getting ripped off in this country. Lets start getting our own back.
[quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]No1 Shoplifter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Idontknowy[/bold] wrote: Cowardly scum stealing from an old woman Should chop his hands off when he's caught. Sharia law has got some things right[/p][/quote]When his caught? He will never be caught probably. How many people fit that description and that profile. Better off sticking with shoplifting. Victimless crime.[/p][/quote]Victimless? How do you work that out? The victims are the rest of us who have to pay higher prices to subsidise your so called "profession". And the smaller businesses who put their heart and soul into building up custom. Turd.[/p][/quote]so do you think if shoplifting fell to zero, that stores would lower prices as a consequence ? just a thought.....[/p][/quote]Exactly. We are always getting ripped off in this country. Lets start getting our own back. No1 Shoplifter
  • Score: 2

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