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Man charged over stealing - Nowra

Monday, 05 June 2017 10:14:52 AM

A man will appear in court following a stealing in Nowra last week.

Just after 1pm (Friday 2 June 2017), a 77-year-old woman was in a supermarket car park in East Street when she has fallen while attempting to stop her trolley from rolling away. At the time her handbag was strung over the rear of the trolley.

A number of people assisted the woman and during this time it was noticed her handbag was missing from the trolley.

Officers from Shoalhaven Local Area Command attended and commenced investigations.

About 3pm (Saturday 3 June 2017), police arrested a 36-year-old man at his home.

He was taken to Nowra Police Station where he was charged with steal from person.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Nowra Local Court on Monday 19 June 2017.