Northern Ireland

Man charged in connection with Belfast robbery and assault

Upper Queen Street in Belfast city centre
The charges are connected to a robbery at Upper Queen Street in Belfast city centre

A 22-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery in Belfast city centre.

He has been charged with robbery and assault.

It is understood the charges are in connection with an incident in Upper Queen Street on Saturday afternoon when an elderly woman had her bag snatched and suffered a fractured shoulder.

He is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday.