A man has been charged in relation to an incident where a wallet was stolen in a pickpocket-style theft at a Glenroy RSL club this month.
It is alleged the man attended the licensed venue on Glenroy Road on 3 August and snatched the wallet from the 86-year-old victim’s rear pocket just before 3pm.
Moreland detectives arrested a 25-year-old man this afternoon at a Pascoe Vale address.
The victim’s personal documents and cards from the wallet were recovered during the execution of a search warrant.
The Pascoe Vale man has been charged with theft, possess prohibited weapon and possess drug of dependence.
He has been bailed to appear in Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court on 7 February 2023.