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Elderly woman, 90, injured in mugging near St Peter's footpath in Broadstairs in daylight attack

A 90-year-old woman was left with a head injury when she was mugged in a daylight attack in Broadstairs.

The nonagenarian was walking towards St Peter's footpath near the cemetery when she saw a man walking towards her between 9.15am and 9.20am yesterday.

The woman was attacked near the graveyard
The woman was attacked near the graveyard

The next thing she remembers is waking up with a cut to the back of her head at 9.27am.

Her handbag containing money, keys and bank cards had been stolen.

Anyone who witnessed the attack or saw the woman before she was found is asked to call Detective Sergeant Martin Glynn on 01843 222289 quoting reference ZY/031546/14.

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