Police reissue appeal for information after 70-year-old woman has necklace snatched from neck

The dramatic moment when the woman's necklace is snatched from around her neck.

The dramatic moment when the woman's necklace is snatched from around her neck. - Credit: Archant

Police have reissued an appeal for information after a 70-year-old woman had a religious necklace snatched from around her neck.

Police have reissued an appeal for information after a 70-year-old woman had a religious necklace sn

Police have reissued an appeal for information after a 70-year-old woman had a religious necklace snatched from around her neck - Credit: Archant

The woman was walking pulling her shopping trolley in Carlisle Road, Romford on Thursday February 7 at 4.30pm when she was approached from behind by three men.

CCTV images showing woman having her necklace snatched from around her neck. CCTV images sent in by

CCTV images showing woman having her necklace snatched from around her neck. CCTV images sent in by Lorraine Moss. - Credit: Archant

One of the suspects ripped off the victim’s necklace, before running off with the other two towards Victoria Road.

The dramatic incident was captured on CCTV and was published by the Recorder.

Anyone with information should call the police on 101.


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