Woman pushed over and kicked on the ground by gang of teenagers during robbery on Clacton seafront

More and more people are looking to move to Tendring, in resorts such as Clacton. Picture: SIMON PAR

More and more people are looking to move to Tendring, in resorts such as Clacton. Picture: SIMON PARKER

A woman was pushed over and kicked while on the ground by a gang of teenagers during a robbery in Clacton on Friday.

The victim was walking from Clacton Railway Station along the seafront, towards the Martello restaurant, at around 6.30pm on Friday, July 28, when she was pushed and fell to the floor.

Her hair was grabbed and her head hit the pavement.

She was then kicked while on the ground a number of times in the back and the belly.

She also reported at one point feeling a foot on her head.

During the attack her iPhone6 plus was stolen, as was a multi-coloured wallet containing three figure sum of cash.

Following the assault, the victim was treated in hospital for her injuries although the were not life-threatening or believed to be life-changing.

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Police believe there are four suspects, two boys and two girls - all aged 16 or in their late teens.

The victim described the suspects as white, with tanned skin and said both girls had dyed blonde hair.

One of the boys wore a black baseball cap, which had a white motif on the front of a backwards and forwards facing ‘C’.

Another suspect wore a black or blue Adidas hooded top with white stripes

One suspect was said to be 5ft 5ins tall and of average build.

A boy from the group, who reportedly rummaged through the victim’s bag, was described as tall and slim wearing faded blue jeans.

If you have any information that could assist police with their investigation call Clacton CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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