Brent: Elderly woman’s ear ripped by chain snatcher


A 70-year-old woman had her earlobe ripped when robbed outside her house while taking the rubbish out.

The attacker grabbed hold of two chains around the elderly woman’s neck and pulled them off when one of the pendants caught her ear and caused it to tear.

The attack took place on Friday June 6 at about 2:30pm outside the woman’s house on Lilburne Walk in the St Raphael’s Estate NW10.

Police have released details of the 6ft black male in an appeal for witnesses.

He was wearing a light weight black jacket and ran off in an unknown direction after the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call Brent CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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