Kent

Woman, 69, seriously hurt in Gravesend bag snatch

A 69-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries after she was robbed and fell into the road in Kent.

She suffered two fractures to her pelvis and a broken left collar bone in the attack outside the Imperial Retail Park, in Thames Way, Gravesend.

Kent Police said she had been attacked from behind and had her handbag and purse, containing £360, stolen.

Officers said her bag was over her shoulder and across her body when it was grabbed on Friday.

The suspect was described as a white man who was wearing a dark-coloured hooded top.

The woman said he ran off in the direction of Pizza Hut.

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