Appeal after robbery in Fort William

Published 16 January 2018

Police in Fort William are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted and robbed in the Claggan area of the town.

The 50-year-old was approached by three men at around 9pm on Saturday, January 13 on Carn Dearg Road before she was knocked to the ground.

She later discovered that jewellery which was on her person at the time was missing.

The woman suffered facial injuries in the incident.

Officers are seeking to speak to the three men, who are all described as being in their early to mid-20s.

Detective Constable Joe Newson said: "I would urge anybody who was in the Claggan area on Saturday evening and saw anything unusual or suspicious to contact us.

"In particular, if you saw three men in the area around that time I would ask you pass this on. Any detail, no matter if it seems minor, could prove helpful.

"You can contact CID in Fort William on 101, using reference NP443/18 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you prefer to pass information anonymously."


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