Deaf woman attacked and robbed by teenager on bicycle
The 55-year-old had her money, bank cards and an iPad, she uses to communicate with family, stolen.
A deaf woman has been assaulted and robbed by a teenager on a bicycle in Glasgow.
Helen Hall had money, bank cards and an iPad she uses to communicate with family stolen in the incident that took place in Dalmarnock at around 2am on Sunday.
The 55-year-old was walking along Baltic Street near to Dunn Street when she was confronted by the man who grabbed her rucksack and pushed her to the ground.
The thief, who was aged between 17 and 20-years-old, then made off towards Ruby Street flats.
The victim sustained a cut to her head and hands as a result of the robbery.
Helen's sister says it is the fourth time she has been targeted in similar incidents.
Investigating officers are now checking CCTV and appealing for information as they bid to catch the person responsible.
Detective sergeant Scott McNulty, Community Investigation Unit, Govan, Glasgow, said: "The man on the bike is described as white, between 17 and 20 years of age and was wearing a grey top.
"We are currently making local enquiries and checking CCTV in the area but would also appeal to anyone who may have any information about the robbery to come forward.
"Information can be passed to officers at the Community Investigation Unit at Govan via 101."