Dog Walker Robbed on Wimbledon Common

Assailant put plastic bag over female victim's head

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed on Wimbledon Common.

Officers were called on Wednesday, 12 August after a woman reported that she had been robbed on Wimbledon Common between 1pm and 1.45pm.

The victim stated she had been walking her dog in a wooded area near the centre of the Common when she bent down to use a plastic bag to clean up after the dog.

A male suspect approached her from behind and put a plastic bag over her head.

He then took her watch, her jewellery and phone, and pushed her over before leaving the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wandsworth Police on 101 quoting ref: 0317369/15 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

August 15, 2015