Sunday 25 August, 2019

Mom, toddler pushed to the ground as thief steals phone

Barataria police are investigating a report where a woman was assaulted and robbed on Thursday afternoon while she was walking with a toddler.

The incident took place at about 1:10 pm on Thursday along 10th Avenue, Barataria.

According to police reports, the 25-year-old was walking along the roadway with her three-year-old daughter, when she was confronted by a man.

The man snatched the woman’s Samsung S9 phone, which was in her hand at the time, and then pushed the woman in an attempt to flee the scene.

The woman and her child fell to the ground, while the suspect ran to a vehicle which was waiting nearby.

Neither the woman nor her child suffered any serious injuries.

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