Man arrested and charged after report of woman being robbed in Hartlepool's Maritime Avenue
A 53-year-old man has been charged with robbery.
Police were called to a report of a woman being robbed at Maritime Avenue at around lunchtime on Tuesday, June 8.
She was assisted by members of the public before officers arrived and recovered her bag.
Police have said a 53-year-old man has been arrested and charged with robbery.
He was remanded to appear in court.
Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team said: "A 53-year-old man was arrested and charged with robbery and was remanded to court today.
“At around lunchtime on Tuesday, June 8 a woman reported being robbed at Maritime Avenue.
“Members of the public assisted the victim until police arrived and recovered the victim’s handbag.
“Hartlepool CID charged a 53-year-old man with robbery.”