Media release

Call for witnesses – Stealing with violence – Alice Springs

Police

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses in relation to an alleged stealing with violence in Alice Springs yesterday.

At around 4:30pm, an unknown male allegedly approached a 40-year-old female, swung her by the arm and stole her purse at the Bath Street entrance of a shopping centre. The victim was not injured.

The male fled through an underground car park to Hartley Street and was last seen heading towards Todd River. He is described as being of Aboriginal appearance, 16 or 17-years-old wearing a beige hooded jumper.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9254152.

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