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Bibles and rosary beads stolen in alleyway attack on woman, 69

Bibles and rosary beads stolen in alleyway attack on woman, 69

Michael Owens

A woman had her bibles and rosary beads stolen when she was robbed in a Maidenhead alleyway on Wednesday evening. 

The victim was 69-years-old and was attacked while walking in Fawley Close at about 7.30pm. 

Her attackers grabbed her from behind and pulled her to the ground in the alleyway between Fawley Close and Switchback Road North.  

She suffered a cut to the head but did not require hospital treatment.

Her handbag, containing bibles, rosary beads and cash, was stolen.

Both offenders are white men. The first has been described to be about 19-years-old, 5ft 10ins, slim, with long slim legs and a long thin face. He was wearing a dark grey hat with white markings, a thigh-length, possibly dark grey jacket with white markings on the front and tight fitting light coloured trousers, possibly jeans.

The second is described as about 5ft 7ins, with a round face and stocky build and was wearing a dark grey, waist length anorak jacket.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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