DETECTIVES in Downpatrick are appealing for information following a robbery and assault of a woman in the Mourne Park area of Castlewellan on the evening of Thursday 17 Jan 2013.
Around 9pm, a 49-year old lady was approached by two unknown males who asked her for a light. The lady declined and was then punched in the face and her handbag containing a sum of money was taken.
Police are keen to speak with anyone who was in the Lower Square, Mourne Park or the Grange areas of Castlewellan between 8-10pm on that evening and who may have noticed anything suspicious.
Contact the Downpatrick CID on 0845 600 8000 or pass your information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.