Robber attacks and grabs cash from Sunderland shopper

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A TEENAGER was attacked and had her handbag stolen.

At 4.20pm on Monday, the 18-year-old woman was walking from the bus stop at Manor Road along the path know locally as White Fences towards Inkerman Road, in Sulgrave, Washington, when she was approached from behind by a man who knocked her to the ground and stole her shopping bags and cash from her handbag.

The woman was shocked but not seriously injured.

The suspect is described as being around 6ft tall, of skinny build, wearing a black hooded top with the hood up, grey track suit bottoms and black trainers or shoes.