Female mugged by woman in Fife street


Police are investigating the robbery of a woman in a Lochgelly street.

The incident happened at about 12.40am on Wednesday in a park area near to Main Street.

A 26-year-old woman was walking west to the rear of Main Street when she was assaulted from behind by a female who then stole money from her.

The victim sustained minor injuries but did not require any medical treatment.

The suspect is described as white, aged 27 to 29 years, 5ft 9ins, with long blonde hair. She was wearing dark tracksuit bottoms with two white stripes on the sides, a grey zipped-up hoodie, black scarf and a white and red baseball cap.

Detective Sergeant Conrad Musgrave, from Dunfermline CID, said, “Fortunately the victim didn’t sustain any serious injury but this attack resulted in her being assaulted and personal possessions taken.

“We’re continuing to pursue various lines of enquiry and are asking for anyone who may have seen suspicious behaviour in the area around the time to get in touch as soon as possible.”

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