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.