Woman left with head injuries after robbery at taxi rank

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was dragged to the ground and robbed for her handbag at a taxi rank in Wednesbury, Birmingham. 

Police have released images of a man they would like to trace in relation to the incident.

The 57-year-old victim attended hospital for injuries to her head and fingers. 

West Midlands Police said: "A 57-year-old woman had her bag snatched and was pulled to the floor outside a taxi rank on Market Place at the junction with Shambles in #Wednesbury just after 5.30pm yesterday (Monday 14 October). 

"Enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime. “To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Quote crime reference 20SW/243437M/19." 

Images: Source; West Midlands Police 

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