Northern Ireland

Elderly women attacked and robbed in Portadown

Two elderly women have been attacked and robbed in County Armagh.

It happened at Killycomain Drive, Portadown, at about 18:00 GMT on Friday.

The women were unloading groceries from their car when another car stopped and a man got out. He hit one woman on the head and pushed her to the ground before stealing both women's handbags.

One of the women was taken to hospital. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.