Police appeal for witnesses after handbag snatch on Filton Avenue

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Police are appealing for information after a woman had her handbag snatched on Filton Avenue.

The incident happened at around 7pm on Saturday (22nd November). It’s understood that the suspects left the scene on foot, heading towards the Gloucester Road North (A38) junction of Filton Avenue.

Before the incident, the woman used the number 75 bus from Bedminster and alighted at the Filton College bus stop.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who were travelling together on the bus who may have important information relating to the incident.

Anyone who travelled on the number 75 bus towards Cribbs Causeway at around 6.30pm or was in the Filton Avenue area at around 7pm on Saturday and witnessed anything relating to the incident is asked to contact Avon and Somerset Police.

If you have information, you can report it online, quoting reference 121737/14.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or call PC Mike Lynett of the North East Investigations Team on 0117 9286030.

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