Robbery with violence, Waterford West

Detectives are appealing for public assistance following the robbery of a 78-year-old woman at Waterford West this morning.

Around 8.45am the woman was waiting in her driveway on Bourke Street, when a man came out of a vehicle parked nearby, approached and grabbed her handbag.

The woman was pushed to the ground and as a result was transported to the hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

It is believed the man left in a silver Toyota hatchback containing several people.

The property inside the handbag included a mobile phone, house-keys, prescription glasses and a small sum of money.

Detectives spoke with several witnesses and are appealing for anyone with any information to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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