Mugging on Howell Road

Bag snatched on the student-populated road.

Howell Road the tab the tab exeter

Last night a mugging occurred outside the Londis cornershop on Howell Road.

Howell Road’s Londis cornershop.

According to the police, at approximately 8.20pm last night, a woman’s bag was taken by an unidentified individual while she was outside the shop on the heavily-student populated street.

The thief then fled the scene via Prison Lane, a narrow alleyway towards the City Centre that runs alongside the prison.

Police searching for evidence today.

As part of their investigations, police questioned local residents and have also searched a students front garden for evidence.

If you have any information regarding the incident, please do get in contact with the local police.