Man arrested in connection with OAP mugging in Dalkeith

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

Thursday, 5th October 2017, 10:38 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 9:45 pm
The incident occurred on St. Andrews Street, Dalkeith on 25 August. Picture: JP

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

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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.