Chesterfield man charged with taking an 80-year-old man's bag in a Worksop library

A Chesterfield man has been charged with taking an 80-year-old man's bag at a Worksop library.

Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 2:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 3:17 pm
Hes due to appear before Mansfield Magistrates today (TuesdaySeptember 18).

A Nottinghamshire Police spokesman said: "We were called to the library in Memorial Avenue at around 5pm last Wednesday ( September 12) to reports that an 80-year-old man had his bag stolen after he left it on a table to return a book. The bag contained a large amount of money."

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Gareth Larner, 35, of Bellhouse Lane in Staveley, Chesterfield was arrested yesterday and subsequently charged with theft.

He’s due to appear before Mansfield Magistrates today (Tuesday September 18).