West Lothian crime: 14-year-old girl robbed and left shaken when walking home from school in Livingston

Woman sought after 14-year-old girl robbed on way home from school in Livingston
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A 14-year-old girl has been left shaken after being robbed on her way home from school in Livingston. The teen was set upon in an underpass in Almond Road, leading to Dee Drive, at around 3.30pm on Wednesday, March 8, police said.

The suspect is described by police as a white woman, with a “noticeable tan”, aged approximately 35, with a slim build, brown eyes and “distinctive cheek bones”. She was wearing a dark-coloured jacket with a fur hood and spoke with a Scottish accent, police said.

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Detective Constable Kenny Alexander, from Livingston CID, said: “This was a very distressing incident for the victim, who had been walking home from school at the time of the attack. Thankfully she was not injured as a result. We are appealing to anyone who was in the Craigshill area around the time of the incident and either witnessed the incident, or believes they may have seen the woman involved, to please come forward.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting incident 2516 of 8 March, 2023.