Spit wiped on face of woman (90)

A 90 year old woman had spit wiped in her face after she stopped a thief from stealing her handbag.
The victim, walking in the Mill Green area of Congleton, when a woman, with “long straggly hair” tried to grab her bag.
The elderly woman stopped her, at which point the thief spat on her hand, and wiped it on the pensioner’s face, before leaving the scene  empty-handed.
The incident took place last Friday, 20th July, at around 11.30am, and police are appealing for witnesses.
Sgt Keith Graham, from Congleton Beat Team said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw the incident take place to contact me as a matter of urgency.

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