Barnstaple woman arrested over Ilfracombe mugging

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By tinap | Monday, November 19, 2012, 18:27

A 43 year-old Barnstaple woman is in custody following a street robbery on Ilfracombe High Street this morning (November 19).  

The victim, a 63 year-old woman from Ilfracombe, was walking along the High Street at around 8.30am when she was approached by the suspect. Her handbag was snatched and in the ensuing struggle her purse, which contained quite a substantial amount of cash, was stolen.

The suspect was arrested a short time later and was being questioned by detectives' this afternoon.

      

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