Woman Reports Being Robbed on Doylestown Street
She told police the attacker put her in a choke hold with a "pointed object" against her neck.
A woman told police she was attacked and robbed while walking along West Oakland Avenue near Clinton Street in Doylestown last week.
Doylestown Borough Police are investigating the incident, which allegedly occurred on Thursday, Dec. 6 at about midnight, according to police reports released Thursday.
The victim told police she was walking along West Oakland Avenue when a man ran up from behind her, put his arm around her neck in a choke hold, placed a pointed object against her neck, and demanded that she drop to the ground and empty her purse.
The man allegedly took several items from her purse, then told the woman to remain on the ground, as he fled the area on foot. He headed eastbound on Oakland Avenue, the report said.
A silver watch with a square turquoise face, a 24” sterling silver chain with locket, and about $120 cash were removed from the victim’s belongings, police said.
The victim suffered a scratch to the right side of her neck, according to the police report.
There is no physical description of the male suspect.