Police in Camborne are appealing for witnesses after a woman was punched to the ground during a robbery in the town.

The incident occurred in Trelowarren Street, Camborne at around 9.55pm on Saturday, November 9. 

Two young ladies were walking along Trelowarren Street in the direction of Commercial Street when a man approached them and punched one of the women to the ground before stealing her bag.

The offender ran off in the direction of Gas Street/Union Street.

He was wearing a dark coloured jacket/hoodie with the hood up and jeans.

One of the women sustained minor injuries.

Both ladies were shaken and very upset by this incident having been attacked in this cowardly way.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police on 101 and quoting crime reference AC/13/4671 or alternatively call Crimestoppers. anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimestoppers-uk.org