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Belfast robbery: police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses following the report of a robbery that occurred on Waring Street in the Belfast area on Wednesday, May 31.

The PSNI are asking the public for information after a woman's purse was stolen on Waring Street, Belfast at lunchtime on Wednesday.

A police spokesperson said the theft took place at around 1.30pm, when a male approached the woman and snatched her purse. He then  made off with the purse in the direction of Donegall Street. The purse was later found in a car park just of Donegal Street, however a sum of money had been taken from it.

The male is described as being short with ginger hair, wearing a navy hoodie and grey trousers.

Police are appealing to anyone that may have witnessed this incident to contact Tennent Street Police Station on 101, quoting reference 529 if the 31/05/17.  Alternatively, if they would rather not provide their personal details, they should ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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