Man arrested in connection with robbery of pensioner in Derry yesterday afternoon

Stolen wallet also recovered by police


A man has been arrested after a pensioner was robbed yesterday in Derry.

The woman was standing at a bus stop at Fergleen Park in the Galliagh around 2pm when a man in his 40s approached her and grabbed her late husband's wallet which she was carrying.

The pensioner was pushed to the ground during the incident.

A police spokesman said they arrested a man last night before locating the wallet and its contents.

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