CHARD NEWS: Woman punched in face while being mugged

CHARD NEWS: Woman punched in face while being mugged

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help after a 51-year-old woman was robbed in Chard. 

The incident happened in Henson Park between 10pm and 10.10pm on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

A police spokesman said: “The victim was walking in a field and park near to the block of flats in Henson Park when two men started following her.

“She was punched in the face by one of the men, while the second man stole her bag before they both ran off. The woman suffered cuts and bruises to her face, neck and arm.” 

The bag was a brown suede shoulder bag with a black purse inside containing £20 in cash, bank cards and a driver’s licence. 

Both men are described as being around 5ft 9ins and they were wearing black hoodies and blue jeans. 

If you can help with this inquiry, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219132659.

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