At 12.21pm yesterday (Wednesday 11 June) Cheshire Police responded a report of a robbery on Grosvenor Road, Chester.
The victim, a 37-year-old woman, was walking along Grosvenor Bridge near to the cemetery entrance when a man approached her from behind and started to grab her handbag.
As the man pulled the straps of the bag it caused the victim to be dragged along the floor causing her to suffer a grazed elbow and injury to her hip. The victim was left shaken but did not require hospital treatment for her injuries.
Following police enquiries a 24-year-old man was arrested and charged with the robbery, and is due to appear at Chester Magistrates Court on the 30 June 2014.