Pensioner, 70, robbed by teenage thugs in West Yorkshire cemetery

A pensioner was robbed in broad daylight by two youths in a cemetery in Almondbury.

Tuesday, 31st July 2018, 1:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st July 2018, 1:43 pm
The cemetery where the pensioner was robbed on Monday

The 70-year-old was approached in the graveyard off Highlands Avenue on Monday afternoon.

The pair knocked her over and stole her handbag, containing personal items and a mobile phone. She was left uninjured, but shaken.

They are thought to be about 13 or 14 years old - one was wearing a dark hoodie with the hood up and the other a red and white hooded top.

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Police think there may have been a dog walker in the area at the time of the incident, who may have seen the suspects leaving the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.