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Pregnant woman robbed and kicked in West Bromwich

A heavily pregnant woman was kicked and robbed of her mobile phone in a "vicious attack".

The victim, who is seven months pregnant, was pushed to the ground in Beeches Road, West Bromwich, and her phone was grabbed from her hand.

The woman was not seriously injured in the incident on Sunday afternoon.

Police described the offender as a slim white male, aged 37 or 38, and about 5ft 9in tall with short blond hair.

He was also described as having grey eyes and was wearing light blue jeans, a white T-shirt, grey jacket and trainers.

'Deeply shocked'

The offender, who ran off in the direction of Trinity Way, had a cross tattoo between the thumb and index finger on his left hand and another tattoo on the lower part of his left forearm.

The woman was kicked in the back as she got up during the attack, which happened at about 13:45 BST.

Det Sgt Craig Harris, of Sandwell CID, said: "This was a particularly vicious attack on a pregnant lady, who fortunately has not suffered any serious injuries, although she was deeply shocked by the incident.

"We are appealing to the public for information which will bring her attacker to justice."

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