Arrest after handbag robberies

Arrest after handbag robberies

Nick Mayo

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after a series of robberies which took place in Ascot, Datchet and Windsor yesterday morning.

He remains in police custody.

The robberies took place in a matter of hours.

A 71-year-old man was walking along Lyndhurst Road in Ascot when a man tried to get him to hand over his wallet.

Then in Albert Road, Old Windsor, a 17-year-old girl had her handbag snatched.

A 15-year-old girl had her handbag stolen in Slough Road, Datchet, and a woman had her handbag stolen in Green Lane, Windsor.

Call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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