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Police appeal after woman has bank card stolen in Cullompton attack

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: May 29, 2014

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The incident occurred in Middle Mill Lane, Cullompton, between 11.30pm and midnight on Sunday, May 25.

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A woman was pushed over and had her bank card stolen in an attack in Cullompton.

The incident occurred in Middle Mill Lane, Cullompton, between 11.30pm and midnight on Sunday, May 25.

A 19-year-old woman was walking down Middle Mill Lane, Cullompton, from the High Street, towards the Tesco Superstore when she was pushed from behind by a man.

She fell to the floor and whilst there the man grabbed her handbag.

He then rifled through the bag briefly, removing a bank card and threw the bag back on to the floor before making off from the scene.

The victim received only minor grazing to her knee and no weapons were used.

The suspect is described as white, aged in his mid 20s, 6ft in height, slim build with broad shoulders and wearing light denim jeans and a black hoodie with the hood up.

Police are appealing for witnesses in the area at the time or anyone who may have information to contact them on 101 quoting police reference CR/076125/14.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report online at www.Crimestoppers-uk.org

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