Police investigations continue after pensioner was robbed in Gosport

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POLICE continue to investigate after an elderly woman was attacked in a street robbery in Gosport.

The 86-year-old was hit over the head as she walked alone using a stick toward Ashburton Road, Alverstoke.

Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-8)

Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-8)

Her attacker stole her bag and £180 in cash.

She was walking in Village Road, Alverstoke, and had turned into a road leading to Ashburton Road when she was robbed on Sunday.

It happened close to the junction with Jellicoe Avenue at around 8pm.

She was later treated by paramedics at her home.

29/09/14  BF''Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport  for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-9) PPP-140929-162311003

29/09/14 BF''Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-9) PPP-140929-162311003

A 43-year-old man from Gosport, who was arrested on suspicion of robbery, has been bailed until November 24.

29/09/14  BF''Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport  for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-8) PPP-140929-162228003

29/09/14 BF''Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-8) PPP-140929-162228003

29/09/14  BF''Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport  for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-7) PPP-140929-162257003

29/09/14 BF''Police search the lake which runs alongside Little Anglesey Road in Gosport for the weapon used in an attack on an elderly woman.'Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142727-7) PPP-140929-162257003