Woman left 'shaken' after attempted phone theft in Shrewton

Woman left 'shaken' after attempted phone theft in Shrewton

Published by Mike Draper at 11:27am 29th December 2019.

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The victim, who's in her 20s, was walking along the High Street when a man approached her.

He tried to snatch her phone but when she resisted he ran away.

Although shaken the woman was unharmed.


Police say the alleged incident happened at around 9:30pm on Monday 23rd December near to the junction with London Road.

The man is described as white with dark brown hair, clean shaven, in his late teens, approx. 5’6” tall, of skinny build and was wearing a black tracksuit jacket with red stripes on the shoulder.

If you were in the area at the time and heard or saw anything suspicious or have information about the incident call the police on 101 and quote crime reference number: 54190126870.

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