Appeal for information after Carrickfergus robbery

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Police are appealing for information following a robbery that occurred in the Westmount Avenue area of Carrickfergus on the evening of Saturday, January 2.

At approximately 8.45pm, police received a report that a 51-year-old woman was pushed to the ground and had her handbag stolen by two men before they ran off in the direction of Minorca Drive.

The two men are both believed to be aged in their 20s.

One was wearing a white top and one was wearing a black top. The woman was left shaken by the incident but was not injured.

Constable Walker said: “I would ask anyone with any information about this incident to contact Larne Police Station on the non emergency number 101.

“Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”