Two people have been charged after a handbag was stolen from an elderly woman in the north-east.
The incident happened in the Broad Street area of Peterhead at around 4pm yesterday.
As a result a woman in her 80s was left extremely shaken.
Officers have confirmed a 24-year-old woman arrested yesterday has now been charged.
A 24-year-old man has also been charged. The pair are expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today.
Sergeant James Callander said: “Thankfully the woman was not injured following this incident and the handbag has been recovered however, she has naturally been left extremely shaken.
“Once again I would like to thank the members of the public who were in the area at the time and who assisted the victim and the police.
“I would also like to thank the community for its support while inquiries were carried out.”