E-fit released following robbery of pensioner in Maidstone

e fit released following robbery of pensioner in maidstone

Detectives have issued an e-fit image of a man reported to have assaulted a pensioner in Maidstone and stolen her handbag.

The release of the image follows a previous appeal issued by Kent Police, after a 69-year-old woman was robbed on a footpath leading from County Hall to Lower Boxley Road, on Sunday 6 May 2018.

The suspect is reported to have approached the victim at around 11.45pm and struck her in the face before stealing her handbag. No serious injuries were sustained. In the moments leading up to incident the victim had walked down Pudding Lane and then Week Street.

Her attacker is described as being of mixed race and around 5ft 6ins tall. He had black hair and a short beard and was wearing a black hooded top, black tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting YY/15422/18. Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.