A motorcyclist snatched a 67-year-old woman’s handbag, injuring her in the process, Limassol police said on Thursday.
The woman suffered injuries to the head and wrist in the incident, which took place at 9pm on Wednesday. She was treated in hospital and released.
The bag contained two mobile phones and €70 in cash.
A police spokesman said the incident happened while the woman was walking on Petrarchi Street,
She was approached by a motorcycle whose driver snatched her handbag, knocking her down in the process.