Mugger punched woman in face

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A WOMAN had cash stolen from her while sitting in her car in Wigan.

The victim was punched in the face as she struggled with the hooded yob who attacked her while she was in her blue Nissan Primera on Victoria Street, Newtown.

He leaned into the car and grabbed some cash before punching. He ran off towards Alexandra Park.

He is described as white, in his mid 30s, 5ft 9ins tall, of stocky build with a dark coloured goatee beard. He was wearing a grey hooded top.

Anyone with information about the attack, which happened at around 11.35am on February 24, is asked to call police on 0161 856 7251, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.