Handbag snatcher caught at Gosford

A 33-year-old man faced Gosford Local Court on May 13, after he allegedly stole a handbag from an elderly woman at Gosford Railway Station.
At about 9:50pm on Friday, May 12, a 79-year-old woman was walking from Gosford Railway Station when a man allegedly grabbed her handbag from under her arm and ran away.
The woman alerted police who attended shortly after and conducted a number of inquiries.
A short time later attending officers arrested a man nearby.
The victim’s property was allegedly located during a search of the man.
He was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with steal from person and a transport offence.

Media release, May 13
NSW Police Media

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