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Police have charged a man after an elderly woman at Ballina last week had her handbag snatched in broad daylight.

An 83-year-old woman remains in hospital after suffering a fractured pelvis when she was allegedly robbed of her handbag in Winton Lane at Ballina last Thursday (21 September 2017).

Following on-going investigations, a 21-year-old man was arrested when he attended Ballina Police Station about 2pm today (Saturday 30 September 2017).

Police from Richmond Local Area Command have now charged the man with aggravated robbery inflict grievous bodily harm.

The man, from West Ballina, was granted strict conditional bail to appear in Ballina Local Court on Thursday 12 October 2017.


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