Yokine Man Charged Over Koondoola Robbery

WA Police have charged a Yokine man following a robbery in Koondoola in late September.

At around 4:10pm on Thursday 27 September, a 50-year-old woman undergoing cancer treatment returned to her Koondoola home.

She began unlocking the front door when it will be alleged that a man approached her from behind and grabbed on her handbag strap that over her shoulder and pulled on it, causing the woman to spin around an almost lose balance.

She felt pain to her shoulder and let go of the handbag,

The man took the handbag and ran away, jumping over a number of fences to get away.

Joondalup Detectives located the man yesterday and arrested a 35-year-old man, charging him with robbery.

He will appear in the Joondalup Magistrates Court today.

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