Elderly woman, 84, attacked by robber on Gainsborough street

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery on a Gainsborough Street which saw an elderly woman hospitalised.

The attack happened at around 5.15pm on Thursday, March 16 on Enderby Crescent in Gainsborough.

Police say the 84-year-old woman had her handbag stolen following a struggle and attended hospital as a precaution.

The bag contained around £200 in cash and the victim’s bus pass.

Investigating officers are asking anyone that has information or witnessed the attack to call 101, quoting incident number 299 of March 16.