Man arrested for robbery at Birdwood, SA

Police have arrested a man after he robbed a woman of cash at Birdwood last night, according to SA Police.

Just before 7.30pm, Tuesday 28 March, victim was leaving a business on Shannon Street when she was approached by a man who allegedly grabbed her handbag. The victim struggled but he managed to take the bag containing the days takings.

The victim who was thankfully was not physically injured gave a good description to patrols who located the man a short distance away.

The 25-year-old from Birdwood was arrested and charged with robbery. He has been refused police bail and will appear in the Mount Barker Magistrates Court today.

Police are asking members of the public if they locate any money around Birdwood to please contact the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.

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