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Thief targets pregnant woman on Heath

PUBLISHED: 08:29 11 November 2009 | UPDATED: 16:32 07 September 2010

A thief is being hunted after he targeted a heavily pregnant woman on Hampstead Heath. The man put his arms around the waist of the 30-year-old woman to rifle through her pockets and when spotting she was pregnant demanded her phone claiming he had a kni

A thief is being hunted after he targeted a heavily pregnant woman on Hampstead Heath.

The man put his arms around the waist of the 30-year-old woman to rifle through her pockets and when spotting she was pregnant demanded her phone claiming he had a knife.

The incident occurred at 12.30pm last Tuesday.

The woman, who is 36 weeks pregnant, was not injured in the attack and did not see the weapon.

Her attacker was a black youth aged between 16 and 18, around 5ft10ins and was wearing a black hooded rain coat.

Anyone with information on Tuesday's incident is asked to call Camden Police on 020-7404 1212 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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