Woman punched in face and robbed in Waterhouse Lane, Chelmsford

Police are investigating the incident

Police are investigating the incident

Police in Essex are investigating the robbery of a woman in Chelmsford.

The 40-year-old woman was walking along a footpath under a bridge on Waterhouse Lane, between Admirals Park and Central Park, at around 9am on April 17.

She was punched in the face and her handbag was stolen, before the offender then ran off in the direction of Admirals Park.

The suspect is described as over 6ft tall, wearing a bright red puffa style jacket and grey jogging bottoms.

Anyone with information should contact Pc Dan Bennington at Chelmsford CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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