Kelly McAleer approached the pensioner on Jasmine Way and initially asked for directions before brazenly whipping out a pair of scissors and cutting the handbag off the woman, who froze in fear.
A man has appeared in court in connection with an assault and robbery in an Aberdeen shop.
Barry Robertson, 50, and Laurence Stewart, 33, admitted their parts in robbery which saw the man and woman confronted with a screwdriver and knife as they made their way towards the Morrisons store on King Street.
A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault and robbery in an Aberdeen shop.
A woman has been charged following an assault and robbery on an Aberdeen street.
A man and a woman have been charged following an assault and robbery in Aberdeen.
A man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Angus.
Police have launched an appeal for information after two men were assaulted and robbed in Aberdeen.
Angela Beattie, 43, and Lynn Reid, 35, appeared from custody at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.
A man is accused of robbing a woman of her purse in a north-east town.
Police are appealing for information after a 54-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed in Aberdeen.
A teenager has admitted carrying out a terrifying robbery at a petrol station after tying up a member of staff and threatening him with a baseball bat.
A man has been jailed after assaulting and robbing a woman he offered drugs to in Aberdeen.
Residents of Linksfield Court reported a large police presence at about 10.50pm on Wednesday, with five police vehicles seen around the building, remaining on scene for more than an hour.
Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed by two men who demanded money on a north-east street.
Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted and robbed in Aberdeen.
Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in a north-east town.
Jamie Selfridge, along with his brother Gary, targeted the man as he completed a delivery on Hutcheon Street on September 16 and made off with his wallet.
Two teens are set to stand trial next month accused of assaulting and robbing someone while holding a garden fork and metal pole.
Police have charged a second man in connection with a robbery at a north-east fast food restaurant.
A woman has appeared in court after an alleged assault and robbery in Aberdeen city centre.
A man was due to appear in court today following a late-night robbery at a fast food restaurant.
A man has been charged following a robbery at a north-east fast food outlet.
The men, who both had their faces covered are described as being tall, of stocky build and officers do not believe they had local accents.
Police are searching for two men after a Deliveroo rider was robbed on an Aberdeen street.
Two men have been charged after an alleged robbery at a north-east bank.
A north-east woman has been hurt after a robbery in which a man stole more than £1,000, in what police believe may have been targeted attack.
Three people have been cleared over a £9,500 robbery at an Aberdeen hardware store.
Two people have been charged after a man was robbed in Aberdeen.
Two people have been arrested after an alleged assault and robbery in Aberdeen.