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70-year-old woman dies after mugging

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15:38 CET+01:00
A 70-year-old woman has died after being attacked and robbed at a Gothenburg parking lot last month.

Police are appealing to members of the public to help them identify the person responsible for the woman's death.

The victim was found, injured and confused, lying in a parking lot behind a gas station at Pennygången in the Högsbo district.

She was on her way home from a visit to a public dental clinic when the attack took place.

Remembering nothing of the incident, she was taken to hospital on November 12th, where her condition gradually worsened.

According to police, she was hit over the head with a blunt instrument before having her handbag stolen.

Police are hoping to make contact with a young woman seen in the vicininty of the parking lot at the time of the attack.

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