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Woman robbed by three men in Avenham Park

Posted on - 10th April, 2017 - 9:36am | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Crime, Lancashire Police, News
Avenham Park

Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed in Preston.

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Three men approached the victim who was walking through Avenham Park at around 3.30am on Sunday (April 9) morning.

The woman, aged 23, suffered a cut to the face and had her handbag and purse stolen. She was taken to hospital for treatment and discharged after treatment.

The three offenders are described as wearing dark clothing, with one male wearing a yellow and green hoody. All three are believed to have made off on bikes from the park

Det Sgt Jerry Sturgess, of Preston CID, said: “This appears to be a completely unprovoked attack.

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“There is a chance that the persons responsible are known locally or have targeted this area by hanging around for some time beforehand.

“I urge anyone with any information at all to come forward.”

Anyone with information about the incident or about the offenders can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 311 of April 9.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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