Woman suffers head injuries after robbery in Suffolk seaside resort

Police are investigating a robbery in Kessingland. File picture: PA/Yui Mok

Police are investigating a robbery in Kessingland. File picture: PA/Yui Mok - Credit: PA

A woman in her 60s is recovering in hospital after suffering serious head injuries during a robbery near Lowestoft on Sunday.

Officers received a report at lunchtime from a woman in her 60s who said she had been the victim of a robbery.

The victim was walking along London Road in Kessingland back to her home address just after midnight when someone grabbed and stole her handbag containing her purse and mobile phone.

During the incident she stumbled and fell into the road and hit her head. A short while after the incident she was found in the road by a motorist who stopped to help her. The robber was wearing a dark hooded top.

The victim was taken to the James Paget hospital for treatment to a serious head injury and is where she remains in a stable condition.


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Anyone who knows about the incident should contact DC Rachel Adams at Lowestoft CID on 101 crime number 37/65722/17 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111

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