Pair charged over bag snatch in Peterhead

The man and woman are expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today (Thursday).
The man and woman are expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today (Thursday).

Police Scotland can confirm a 24 years-old woman who was arrested after a handbag was allegedly snatched from a woman in her 80s in the Broad Street area of Peterhead on Wednesday, December 5, has now been charged.

A 24 years-old man has also been charged.

Sergeant James Callander said: "Thankfully the woman was not injured following this incident and the handbag has been recovered however she has naturally been left extremely shaken.

"Once again I would like to thank the members of the public who were in the area at the time and who assisted the victim and the police. I would also like to thank the community for its support while enquiries were carried out.”

The man and woman are expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today (Thursday).