Gloucestershire

Quedgeley assault: Woman, 82, hurt in 'cowardly attack'

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Image caption The attack happened in Giles Cox at 16:15 BST on Wednesday

An 82-year-old woman has been seriously injured in a "cowardly attack" police said.

The woman was pushed to the ground by a man who stole her handbag in Giles Cox, Quedgeley, Gloucester, shortly after 16:15 BST on Wednesday.

She suffered a head injury, a broken shoulder and a broken collar bone and remains in a stable condition in hospital.

The man was white, aged about 20, and rode away on a mountain bike or BMX.

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