Appeal after robbery in Inverness

Published 13 January 2020

Police in Inverness are appealing for information after a robbery on Ness Walk in the city.

The incident happened around 5pm on Sunday, 12 January near the RNI Community Hospital.

The 34-year-old female victim was approached from behind by an unidentified woman and knocked to the ground before her handbag, containing a number of personal items, was stolen.

The woman then ran off in the direction of Eden Court.

Officers are working to identify her and would urge anyone who can help to come forward.

She is described as being white, around 5ft 6in tall and of slight build. She was wearing a blue waterproof jacket, black skinny jeans and trainers.

Detective Constable Paul Sanderson of Inverness CID said: "Fortunately the victim in this case only suffered minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

"We would urge anyone who may have been in the area or who has any other information to come forward.

"You can contact police on 101, quoting reference 2729 of 12 January, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general policing matters, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If your email enquiry is relating to the UK or Scottish Governments coronavirus guidance please refer to If it is a medical enquiry regarding coronavirus please refer to

Your Community

Find out more about local policing issues in this area by visiting: Highlands and Islands, Inverness

Originally Published: