Woman robbed as she walked past skate park

UPDATE: POLICE are reportedly speaking with a young man in relation to the brazen daylight robbery in Nerang.

As at 2.30pm, no charges had been laid.

EARLIER: POLICE are hunting a thief who snatched a woman’s handbag as she walked past a Gold Coast skate park this afternoon.


It’s understood the woman was walking near the Nerang skate park when a man snatched her handbag around 12.45pm.

The Bulletin reports witnesses gave chase, but the offender fled and was last seen hiding in bushes near the Nerang River.

Police are looking for the man, described as being aged in his 20s, wearing a blue singlet and shorts.

Anyone with any information should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000.