Tayside and Central Scotland

Woman charged after thefts from Dundee pensioners

A woman has been charged in connection with thefts of purses from two female pensioners in Dundee.

Police said the 34-year-old was traced after two women were targeted in separate incidents on Tuesday.

Officers said a 75-year-old woman had her purse taken in Methven Street in Lochee and a 76-year-old's purse was stolen in Orleans Place.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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