Pen­sioner bags thief

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

A MAN has been ac­cused of steal­ing a hand­bag from an el­derly woman at a rail­way sta­tion on the Cen­tral Coast.

The 79-year-old woman was walk­ing from Gos­ford Rail­way Sta­tion at about 9.50pm on Fri­day when a man al­legedly grabbed the bag from un­der her arm and ran away.

The woman alerted po­lice who ar­rested a 33-year-old man nearby.

He was taken to Gos­ford po­lice sta­tion and charged with steal­ing. Of­fi­cers were able to re­turn the hand­bag.

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