An 87-year-old woman was allegedly assaulted and robbed in Broadstairs on Saturday.
It is thought the elderly woman was walking along the footpath in Dane Court Road at about 12.30pm when a man ran past and pushed her.
She fell to the ground, and was injured and bruised in the fall.
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She later noticed some items were missing from her handbag including her purse, which contained some cash and earrings, as well as her keys.
She was treated by ambulance crews at the scene before being taken to hospital.
Anyone who may have seen this incident or who may have information is asked to call DC Hinton 01227 868 179 quoting reference number ZY386/14.
Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111