Woman charged with robbery of Rotherham pensioner

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Detectives in Rotherham have charged a 31-year-old woman after an elderly pensioner was robbed in Wingfield

The 89-year-old was stood at a bus stop on Roughwood Road at 1.30pm when it was reported that an unknown woman approached her and grabbed her handbag.

The bag was wrapped around her walking frame causing the 89-year-old to fall, hitting her head and breaking her arm.

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Over £300 cash was taken in the incident, along with keys and bank cards.

Kirsty Moxon, of Whitegate Walk, was arrested in connection with the incident.

She appeared in court on Thursday morning charged with robbery and has been remanded to next appear before Sheffield Magistrates on 17 December.

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