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West Midlands Police are urgently appealing for any information following a nasty attack on a vulnerable woman in her 60s yesterday (13/03).

The woman, who suffered a stroke at the weekend, and walks with the aid of a frame, was approached by a man on Kingsfield Road just off King Heath High Street at around 10.40pm.

He asked her for the time, but when she said she was unable to help, the man took her bag containing money, phone, jewellery and house keys. She was pushed to the floor and he ran away.

The woman suffered injuries to her knee, elbow and hip.

The suspect is described as white, aged between 16 and 20-years, and around 5ft tall. He has short dark hair and was clean shaven, wearing dark clothing.

Investigations remain ongoing and offices are currently examining CCTV in the area.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them, quoting crime reference number 20BE/ 62260H/19 via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.