Woman charged over alleged robbery of 83-year-old Sheffield pensioner

Herries Road, Sheffield.
Herries Road, Sheffield.
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A Sheffield woman has been charged over an alleged robbery that left an 83-year-old OAP with minor injuries.

Tina Hickinbottom, of Barrie Crescent, Sheffield, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded in custody.

At around 9.10am on Friday, October 2, police were called to reports of a robbery on Herries Road, Sheffield, near to the Norwood Post Office.

An 83-year-old woman was reportedly knocked to the floor and had her purse stolen.

Hickinbottom will appear before Sheffield Crown Court on Monday, October 19.