Woman robbed of phone while walking near Portsmouth train station

Claremont Road. Picture: Google Maps
Claremont Road. Picture: Google Maps
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A woman was robbed of her phone while walking near to Fratton station. 

The victim was walking along Claremont Road in Fratton just before 9pm on Wednesday when a man snatched her Huawei PRO mobile phone and ran off.

The woman suffered a minor hand injury during the robbery.

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She described the man as Asian, about 5ft 8ins tall, aged between 18 and 24 years and of slim to medium build.

He had short black hair and a green puffa-style jacket.

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Police have asked anyone who saw a man matching this description to call them on 101 quoting crime reference number 4419034342.