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Despicable: Young woman mugged and injured by thug who stole her phone

A young woman has left shocked after being mugged in Portadown last night (Saturday).

The incident happened in the Meadow Lane area of the town, which would have been busy on a Saturday evening.

The victim had been jogging at around 9pm.

It is reported that she was grabbed and pushed from behind by a man who stole her phone.

The young woman sustained a head wound in the incident, and was left shocked by what had happened.

She did, however, get a brief look at the culprit as he fled from the scene.

He is described as being six feet tall and was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a hooded top and trainers.

The victim has issued an appeal via the Portadown Community Information page on Facebook in the hope that he can be caught and to warn others to be on their guard.

The matter has been reported to the PSNI and it is understood that CCTV in the area is being checked in a bid to find the man responsible.

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