Preston Police have issued a CCTV appeal after a woman was robbed in Preston.Advertisement
Police were called around 4.45am on Monday, April 3, following reports of an incident close to Marsh Lane.
A 20-year-old woman had left a nightclub in Preston when she noticed two men had started to follow her.
Both men engaged with her in conversation and she continued walking towards Preston railway station.
The pair followed her towards Marsh Lane, close to the junction with Croft Street, before pushing her to the ground and taking a black handbag containing a beige purse and iPhone.
The woman suffered a sprained wrist as well as cuts and bruises during the attack.
Police are appealing for information and are particularly keen to speak to these men, pictured, in connection with the offence.
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Det Con Richard Shires, of Preston CID, said: “We have launched an investigation after a woman was robbed in Preston.
“The victim has been left very shaken by the incident and we need to find the individuals responsible.
“Following extensive CCTV enquiries, we would like to speak to these men, pictured, in connection with the offence.
“If you recognise them, please call police immediately.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting SA1704715.
Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.