Woman Robbed Of Up To £50,000

17 March 2015, 06:44

A woman's been robbed of more than £10,000 in the street on the south side of Glasgow.


The 51-year-old was on Station Road in Millerston, where it's thought she was taking money to the Post Office, around 11.25am on Monday when she was approached by three men.

They threatened her, with one man carrying a blunt weapon, before forcing her to the ground and robbing the woman of two bags she was carrying. The bags contained a five-figure sum of money. We understand the amount taken was less the £50,000.

The men then made off in a black Renault Clio car which was later found abandoned in Mossvale Walk, Glasgow. It is thought that the men then used another car to escape.

The woman was not seriously injured in the incident however it was a frightening experience for her and she has been left badly shaken.

The suspects are described as: as a white man is his early 30s who was approximately 5'8" in height. He was wearing a red/blue Tammy type hat and a red zipped top. The second and third suspects are described as white, in their mid 30s and wearing dark clothing.

Detective Sergeant Raymond Hunter of Pollok Community Investigation Unit said: "This is understood to be a targeted attack on a woman who was in the process of moving money. Although the woman was not seriously injured, this has been a terrifying ordeal for her.

"We are in the process of reviewing CCTV images from the location and we are also gathering images from around the local area to gather further details on the cars involved and the suspects.  

"I am appealing to anyone who may have any information or knowledge about the crime or the suspects to contact us.  Your information could assist in the investigation and help us trace the men involved."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police at Pollok police office on telephone number 101.  Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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