Appeal for witnesses after robbery in Old Cwmbran

We’re appealing for information after receiving a report of a robbery in Old Cwmbran at around 11pm on Friday 18 September.

A 66-year-old woman from the Cwmbran area left The Halfway pub on Commercial Street at around 11pm and was found unconscious by the canal, close to Star Street, at around 11.05pm.

During the robbery, the woman suffered minor injuries to her head and back, and believes she was grabbed by her hair causing her to fall to the ground.

She added that £150 was taken her handbag, of which £95 was in a ‘Club 3000’ bingo envelope.

Gwent Police is appealing for any witnesses or any individuals who may have CCTV footage or information relating to these incidents to contact Gwent Police on 101, quoting log reference 2000343577 or 29 19/09/20.

You can also contact the force via social media on Facebook and Twitter and you can report any information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.