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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    Thieves drag woman along street: police

    Police say a woman has been dragged along a Christchurch street after three bag snatchers drove past and grabbed her handbag on Monday.


    A woman has been dragged along a Christchurch street after three bag snatchers drove past and grabbed her handbag, police say.

    The incident happened when the 26-year-old woman was walking on Niven Road in the Wainoni area on Monday at about 6.50pm and was approached by three men in a car.

    One of the men attempted to take her bag as the car started driving off with the woman still clinging to her bag, police said.

    She was then dragged a "significant distance" until she ended up on Breezes Road.

    Police are asking anyone with information to call them.


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