Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Handbag containing £5,000 stolen from woman in Douglas

The Rosemount Public House
Image caption The robbery took place in broad daylight in the service lane at the rear of the Rosemount Public House

A robber stole a woman's handbag containing about £5,000 in cash on the Isle of Man.

The robber struck in the service lane at the rear of the Rosemount Public House in Douglas at about 14:35 BST on Monday.

The woman, in her 50s, was left with minor injuries following a struggle.

The attacker has been described as white, 5ft 7ins tall and in his mid-20s. He had a dark stubble beard and was wearing a black hooded top.

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