Woman’s bags stolen in Oldbrook assault

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

A woman was assaulted by a man during a robbery in Oldbrook in which her bags were stolen.

Thames Valley Police is now appealing for witnesses to the incident which took place near Trueman Place.

At 5pm on Friday the victim was walking along the Redway from Strudwick Drive towards Trueman Place. She had noticed a man who had been walking in the opposite direction had changed direction and walked back past her. As she walked past him he had stopped in the entrance to the alley way in Trueman Place. He grabbed the bags in her hand and pushed her over before punching her in the face and running towards the car park.

The offender was black, 6ft tall, wearing a dark green waist length parka jacket with a fur trim and dark blue tight jeans and dark trainers.

Any witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.