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Man charged after woman in her 90s robbed in Norwich

St Stephens Medical Practice, near to where the incident happened. Photo: Denise Bradley

St Stephens Medical Practice, near to where the incident happened. Photo: Denise Bradley

A Norwich man has been charged after a woman in her 90s was robbed close to the city centre.

Rassell Ahmed, of Rider Haggard Road, Norwich, was charged with robbery and possession of a knife following the incident yesterday (January 30).

It happened off Wessex Street, near the St Stephens Gate Medical Practice, just before 4.30pm.

Ahmed has been remanded in police custody to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday).

Police are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident and in particular those people who stopped to assist the victim.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Oliver Pailes at Norwich CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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