1:19pm Monday 7th October 2013
GWENT Police are appealing for help following a robbery which happened on Newport Road, Cwmcarn at around 11.30pm on Saturday 5th October.
Two women, aged 68 and 75, were walking along Newport Road when they were approached by a man who grabbed the handbag belonging to one of the women and then pushed her to the ground. The woman sustained injuries to her face, arm and leg which required treatment.
The man ran off towards Wood Street in Abercarn. He is white, aged 20-30 years old, around five feet eight inches tall and stockily built. He was wearing jogging bottoms and a hooded jumper.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 639 05/10/13.
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