Nottingham

Woman, 94, hurt as handbag stolen in Sherwood

Two people are being questioned by police after a 94-year-old woman was robbed of her handbag as she sat at a bus stop in Nottingham.

A man grabbed the handbag on Mansfield Road, Sherwood, just after 1000 BST on Monday.

The woman tried to pull it back but was dragged to the floor, the thief than ran off before getting into a car which drove off.

The victim was subsequently taken to hospital with facial injuries.

A man and a woman from the Sherwood area were arrested on suspicion of robbery a few hours later.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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