Posted: Thu 12th Jan 2017

Appeal To Trace Youths Who Pushed Over Elderly Woman

This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017

Police would like help to trace a group of youths after an elderly woman was pushed to the ground when she confronted them for playing knock and run. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The incident happened outside the woman’s address in Englefield Crescent Mynydd Isa, Flintshire at around 6.40pm last night January 11. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The 75 year old woman is currently being treated in hospital for her injuries. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sgt Mavis Evans said; “I am appealing to the local community to give us information and to the youths themselves to come forward. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Playing knock and run may seem like a bit of fun, but to local residents it is anti-social behaviour and this particular incident is totally unacceptable. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We believe up to five boys aged about 14 or 15 were involved. We need to speak to them, so if you can help please call police on 101 quoting reference V004924.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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