Robbers attack woman working in burger van at Sunderland vs West Ham match

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POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was robbed inside a burger van in Sunderland.

The incident happened at 8pm, on Monday, March 31, at a burger van, on Southwick Road.

The 31-year-old victim was working in the van alone when two men entered it, assaulted her and stole her handbag containing cash and a mobile phone.

She received minor facial injuries as a result of the incident and didn’t require hospital treatment.

The men are described as white, aged in their late teens to early 20s and were wearing dark clothing. They made off in the direction of the Halfway House following the offence.