Battlefield Road incident: Glasgow pensioner injured as bag is snatched by teenager on bike during late-night robbery

Police are appealing for information after a pensioner was robbed in Glasgow’s south side.

The victim, a 70-year-old woman, was walking along Battlefield Road at around 9.45pm on Tuesday (May 4) when she was passed by a teenage on a bike. The male snatched her bag, causing her to fall to the ground.

Police Constable Jamie Whitton, of CID in Glasgow, said: “The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of this incident and is extremely upset.

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“The suspect is described as being about 16-18 years old around 5ft 6ins in height, tanned skinned, with dark hair. He was wearing a light coloured baseball cap and a light coloured tracksuit left in the direction of Battlefield Road towards Prospecthill Road.

“Anyone who has information that will assist this investigation to contact us through 101 quoting reference number 3529 of Tuesday, 4 May, 2021. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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Police Scotland is appealing for information after 70-year-old woman was robbed in Glasgow.
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