Man Charged After 88-Year-Old-Woman Robbed In Home

15 January 2019, 10:30

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

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

The incident happened in Niddrie Mill Avenue at around 7pm on Sunday.

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.