Man arrested in connection with OAP mugging in Dalkeith

The incident occurred on St. Andrews Street, Dalkeith on 25 August. Picture: JP
The incident occurred on St. Andrews Street, Dalkeith on 25 August. Picture: JP

A MAN has been arrested following an assault and robbery on a Dalkeith pensioner.

A 69-year-old woman was assaulted and had her handbag stolen on St Andrews Street, Dalkeith on 25 August.

Following inquiries by local CID officers, a 31-year-old man was arrested on yesterday and subsequently charged.

He will appear at court at a later date.

The police would like to thank the local community for their assistance during this investigation.