Detectives have charged a man in connection with a robbery of a pensioner in Vauxhall in September.
At around 3.10pm on Saturday 10 September, a woman in her 70s was on Eldonian Way when a man allegedly tried to take her handbag. In the struggle, the victim reportedly fell to the floor and suffered cuts and bruising. The man made off with the handbag.
Following a press appeal and extensive enquiries, a man was arrested last Thursday, 13 October.
Adel Barzegar, 32, of Hatton Garden, Liverpool has now been charged with robbery and will next appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday 11 November.