Man, 23, charged after vulnerable pensioners mugged in West Lothian

A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with three separate alleged robberies and an attempted robbery in the Armadale and Livingston areas.

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, 6:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, 6:29 pm

Police said the man is expected to be appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Wednesday, December 4th.

The incidents took place between Saturday, November 9th and Tuesday, December 3rd.

Detective Sergeant Douglas Gilmour, from Livingston Police Station, said: “I would like to thank members of the public from Armadale and Livingston for their assistance throughout these enquiries, which have been all the more pressing given that two of the victims were vulnerable elderly women.

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The man is due to appear in court.

“It is important for people of all ages to feel safe in our communities, especially as we get closer to Christmas, and I would like to reassure everyone that we will respond to any report and continue our work to keep offenders off of the streets.”