Glasgow & West Scotland

Man arrested over Glasgow handbag robberies

A man has been arrested in connection with a spate of handbag robberies in Glasgow.

Four women were left with minor injuries after the attacks which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

All the victims were on their own when they were targeted.

A 20-year-old has been held by police in connection with all four incidents. He is expected to appear in court on Friday.

On Tuesday at about 15:30 a 22-year-old woman had her bag snatched at Beaconsfied Road and suffered a minor injury.

At 18:25 on the same day, an 18-year-old had hers taken at Armadale Street.

Later on Tuesday, at 21:25, a 28-year-old woman had her bag snatched at Great Western Road, near St Georges Cross, and also suffered a minor injury.

And at about midnight on Wednesday, a 47-year-old woman was robbed outside Tesco Extra on Dalmarnock Road.

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