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Man charged after woman, 100, robbed outside Tottenham home

Maisie McIntosh (left) with her mother Alexteen Roberts, 101 Image copyright PA
Image caption Maisie McIntosh (left) with her mother Alexteen Roberts, who was robbed outside her home in Tottenham

A man has been charged with robbing a 100-year-old woman outside her home as she returned from a prayer meeting.

Alexteen Roberts was pushed to the ground and punched on Sherboro Road, Tottenham, before her bag containing £300 was taken on 23 August.

Her family said she had since celebrated her 101st birthday but was scared of leaving the house on her own.

Jawad Naser, 37, of Gladesmore Road was remanded in custody when he appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.

He will next appear at Wood Green Crown Court on 13 October.

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Image caption Ms Roberts received a 100th birthday card and letter from the Queen
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Image caption The attack happened on Sherboro Road

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