Man arrested over Lincoln robbery and theft

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Police have arrested a 32-year-old local man in connection with two handbag thefts on the same night on January 16 in Lincoln.

The man was taken to Lincoln Police Station on Thursday morning on suspicion of robbing a 19-year-old woman outside Chicken Cottage on Wigford Way.

The same man is also being questioned in relation to the theft of a handbag from a 60-year-old woman in St Mary’s Street on the same night.

Call Lincolnshire Police with information on 101, or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.

Source: Lincolnshire Police