Tayside and Central Scotland

Man charged over robbery of 78-year-old woman in Stirling

Kirk Wynd
Image caption The incident took place in Kirk Wynd, in the St Ninians area

A man has been charged in connection with the robbery of a woman in her late seventies in Stirling.

The 78-year-old woman was walking in Kirk Wynd, St Ninians, when she was attacked at about 11:30 on Sunday 10 February.

She was seriously injured and robbed of a small sum of money. The pensioner was taken to hospital and later released following treatment.

Central Scotland Police said a 25-year-old man had been charged.

The woman is understood to have been left shaken by the incident.

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