Liverpool

Woman hurt in Wavertree robbery

A woman was left hurt and badly shaken following a daytime robbery in Liverpool, police have said.

The 66-year-old woman was thrown to the ground by a man as she walked through Chatsworth park in Wavertree shortly before midday on Monday.

The man, thought to be in his 20s, then stole her handbag and fled after being pursued by a member of the public.

The woman received cuts and bruises in the attack. Police have asked anyone with information to contact them.

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