Woman punched

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A CCTV still image of a man police believe may be able to assist with their investigation into a violent robbery at Rosebud.

A woman loading groceries into her car at Rosebud on Mother’s Day was punched to the head by a man who stole her handbag.

The woman told police the man approached her on a bicycle in the McCoomb Street car park, 3.30pm, Sunday 12 May.

The man asked for directions and then reached into the car and grabbed her bag containing $120 cash and credit cards.

During a short physical altercation the woman said the man punched her and she fell to the ground. The man rode off via the McCoomb Street exit.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Whitehead 5978 1400 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or crimestoppersvic.com.au

First published in the Mornington News – 21 May 2019

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