Brazen Bag Snatchers Target Women Across Perth

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A series of shameless bag snatching in Perth’s suburbs on Wednesday have left up to eight women terrorised.

Women were targeted across Highgate, Mt Lawley, Bedford and Burswood by two alleged thieves on a scooter.


At least one woman was taken to Royal Perth Hospital after she was injured when the men set upon her.

Detectives are expected to release more information on the robberies at a later date.

The Western Australia Briefing

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or here.

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3 June 2021

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