Friday 21 October 2016

Blind woman left traumatised after being robbed on busy shopping street

Published 06/01/2016 | 13:13

Police have launched an investigation
Police have launched an investigation

A 30-year-old blind woman has been robbed by two men in north Belfast.

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It happened in the Brown Square area on Tuesday.

She was not physically injured but has been left traumatised.

Inspector Roy Watton from the Police Service of Northern Ireland said: "At approximately 5.30pm, two males approached a 30-year-old woman as she was walking along the road and grabbed her handbag before making off.

"The woman was not injured, however she was left shaken by her ordeal."

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