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Dean Pottinger has been charged for the robbery in Stretford
9:53am Wednesday 18th July 2012 in Stretford
A MAN has been arrested and charged after a “cowardly” assault on an elderly woman in Stretford.
32-year-old Dean Pottinger is charged with robbery after stealing the woman’s handbag last Friday evening (July 13).
The incident is said to have taken place at the entrance of the underpass, close to the Civic Centre in Stretford.
Fortunately the victim suffered no lasting injuries but was left shaken by the attack.
Pottinger was later arrested at an address in Eccles and remains in police custody.