Belfast Telegraph

Handbags stolen from two women in west Belfast

A woman aged in her 80s has been robbed in west Belfast.

The incident happened in a laneway close to Lake Glen Avenue, Ballymurphy, shortly after 3.15pm.

Two men stole two handbags and a shopping trolley-bag from the women and her companion, who was in her 40s.

In a separate incident in Ballymurphy, a van was stolen from Andersonstown Park South at 4.40pm. It was driven off by a male thief.

A taxi blocked his way and he made off on foot. The van was returned to its owner.

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