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Attempt robbery in Plymouth


Witness appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery which happened at Marina Terrace in Mutley Plain, Plymouth. 

On Monday 13 November at around 5pm, a woman was walking up Marina Terrace when an unknown offender came from behind and grabbed her handbag.

The victim to fell to the ground and screamed out before the offender ran off down an alleyway next to Marina Terrace. 

It is currently unknown if the offender was a male or female but they were wearing a light coloured hooded top with the hood pulled up.

If you saw anything or have any information please contact us via or by calling 101 quoting CR/098948/17.

Information can also be passed anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or

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quoting the crime reference number or pass on information to Crimestoppers anonymously via their Anonymous Online Form or call them on 0800 555 111

To report crime / incidents please use the Crime reporting form


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