Man charged after 88-year-old woman robbed in own home

A man has been charged after an 88-year-old woman was robbed in her home.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 10:16 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 10:18 am

The pensioner answered the door of her home in Edinburgh to a man who allegedly pushed his way in and stole her purse.

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Police said that a 38-year-old man has been arrested and charged following the incident.

He is expected to appear in court in due course.

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