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Man Arrested After Taking Handbag From Elderly Woman With Mobility Aid

Gardaí were assisted by members of the public to detain the man.

A man has been arrested after attempting to rob a handbag from an elderly woman with a mobility aid in Offaly.

Gardaí chased the man on foot after the incident around 11am in Tullamore this morning. 

He was arrested a short time later with the help of the public and is currently being detained. 

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