Police say preliminary investigations revealed that at around 3:30 pm, Senator McClean, visited the area to use the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM), when she was approached by a masked man, who stuck her at the side of her face with his hand, pulled her handbag from her grasp, and the fled the scene.
Police is appealing to anyone who can provide information that can assist with these investigations to contact the nearest police station.
They are reminding the public to:
- Use ATM’s located in well-populated areas.
- • As you approach or leave the ATM, scan the area for anyone or anything that may appear suspicious.
- • Avoid using an ATM by yourself, take someone you trust with you, or only use an ATM when others are around.