Woman attacked in attempted robbery outside the Co-op funeral service on Bispham Road in Blackpool

A woman in her 20s was attacked in an attempted robbery on a main road in Blackpool.
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The victim had been walking home from work, when she was attacked outside the Co-op funeral service on Bispham Road.

Two offenders tried to snatch her rucksack, causing her to fall to the floor, at about 5pm on November 24.

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She suffered some minor injuries but managed to make off and nothing was stolen.

A woman was attacked on Bispham RoadA woman was attacked on Bispham Road
A woman was attacked on Bispham Road
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The offenders are described as a young white woman wearing a purple jacket and a white man around 30 years old, slim build, tall, short brown hair wearing gloves and a black jacket.

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Lancashire Police are appealing for anyone with information, or who witnessed the incident, to call 101 quoting log 1140 of November 24 or email [email protected]

Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.