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Update - appeal following reported robbery in Dorchester

15 October 2018
A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with a reported robbery in Dorchester.

At around 3.05pm on Friday 12 October 2018 a local woman aged in her 70s was walking along Alexandra Terrace having been to the bank in the town when it is reported she was grabbed by a man and robbed of her handbag. 

The victim was reportedly knocked to the ground during the incident and sustained bruising to her hands and knees.

A 47-year-old man from Dorchester was arrested and has been charged with robbery. He is due to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 15 October 2018.
 
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