Boy, 17, charged over robbery of elderly woman knocked to ground in Sheffield gennel

A boy, aged 17, has been charged over the robbery of an elderly woman who was knocked to the ground when her bag was snatched in a Sheffield gennel.

Thursday, 7th November 2019, 7:12 am
Updated Thursday, 7th November 2019, 11:15 am

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged last night and is due to appear at court today.

He was arrested after an 18-year-old woman was robbed in a gennel off Little Norton Lane, Meadowhead, as she walked home on Wednesday afternoon.

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A boy, 17, has been charged with robbery

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Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote crime reference number 14/164727/19.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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