UPDATE: Elderly woman robbed in Palmerston North

Manawatu Police have made an arrest following the robbery of an 82-year-old woman in central Palmerston North on Saturday 30 May.

A 14-year-old youth has been charged with robbery and is due to appear in the Palmerston North Youth Court on Wednesday 10 June.

The victim sustained a broken arm and was taken to Palmerston North Hospital for treatment.

She is now recovering at home.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.

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