CCTV Witness Appeal Robbery - Aigburth
Detectives investigating the robbery of an 81-year-old woman in
Aigburth have released CCTV images of a man they would like to
speak to in case he can help with their enquiries.
The 81-year-old was walking along St Michael's Church Road towards
the shops on Aigburth Road shortly before 10am on Monday, 2 October
2012 when the incident happened.
The offender, a white man in his 30s or 40s, approached her at the
junction of Alpass Road and pushed her over causing injuries to her
right hand, elbow and hip.
He then stole her purse containing cash and keys before running off
towards St Michaels train station.
The woman was helped by several passersby and taken to hospital for
treatment for a broken hip where she remains in a stable
Detectives have been carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the
area as well as speaking to shoppers and commuters to see if anyone
saw the incident or the offender running off.
DC Chris Bromilow from Admiral Street CID said: "We have released
CCTV images of a man we would like to speak to in connection with
this incident in case he has information that could help our
enquiries and ask the man, or anyone who recognises him, to call
"This was a cowardly attack on a vulnerable member of our community
and incidents of this nature are rare in St Michaels.
"I ask anyone with any information in connection to the incident to
Anyone with any information in connection with the incident is
asked to call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 5394, or Crimestoppers,
anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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