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Robbery on a child, Bodmin

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Mobile phone was stolen during theft.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a child had a mobile phone stolen from her in Bodmin.

The incident occurred at the rear of Sainsbury’s in Bodmin between 5-5.15pm on Sunday 19 November.

The victim, a 12-year-old girl was with her 11-year-old brother and was using her mobile phone, when a man walked past them, elbowed her in the chest and took her iPhone 5 before fleeing the area.

The suspect fled towards the direction of Bodmin jail described as a young man of average height and build, wearing all black with his hood up and he was wearing a backpack.  

Sister and brother were both unharmed but shaken up by the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on quoting crime reference CR/101252/17.

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