Handbag containing £5,000 cash stolen in street robbery

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Police news

Police are hunting a robber who snatched a handbag containing £5,000 in cash off a woman in broad daylight.

The victim was left with minor injuries after a brief struggle with the mugger during the incident which took place yesterday afternoon (Monday) in the service lane behind the Rosemount pub in Douglas.

In the medium sized black imitation leather handbag, which has two shoulder straps, was a number of personal items and about £5,000 in cash.


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