Woman riding a bike taken to hospital after being robbed at knife point in Fratton

A woman riding a bike through Fratton was left with minor injuries after being robbed at knife point on Saturday morning.

By Richard Lemmer
Monday, 16th December 2019, 2:16 pm
Updated Monday, 16th December 2019, 2:39 pm

The robber, who was armed with a pen knife, threatened the cyclist before stealing her handbag.

The incident left the 49-year-old woman with minor injuries, requiring medical treatment at Queen Alexandra Hospital.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 5.17am following reports of a robbery in Holbrook Road, Portsmouth.

Holbrook Road, where the woman was robbed.

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‘A woman on a bicycle was threatened with a pen knife and minor injuries.

‘Investigations are ongoing.’

No description of a suspect were given at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting 44190448771.