Man arrested for Tipperary Town handbag snatch

Bag snatched from woman in St Michael's Church Car Park

Aileen Hahesy

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Aileen Hahesy

Man arrested for Tipperary Town handbag snatch

Gardai arrested a 31 year-old man in connection with robbing a handbag from a woman  last Saturday.

The woman aged in her 50s was robbed of her handbag while she was walking through St Michael's Church car park between around 12 noon that day.

A Garda spokesman said the robber ran off towards the rear of the church after grabbing the bag.

A Tipperary Town man was arrested on Monday evening in connection with the theft.

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