A man has been charged with allegedly snatching a handbag from an 83-year-old woman and trying to steal three others in Aberdeen.
The alleged incidents, include theft from the pensioner at the Beach Boulevard on February 17, 2017, attempted theft of a bag from a 29-year-old woman at Rosemount Viaduct on February 27, attempted robbery of a bag from a 23-year-old woman at Orchard Street on March 1 and the attempted robbery of a bag from a 22-year-old woman at King Street on April 5.
A 26-year-old man from the Granite City has been charged in connection with the incidents.
He is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court tomorrow.
Detective Sergeant Stephen Beattie said: “I would like to thank those members of the public who assisted with these extensive police inquiries.”