Man arrested after pensioner assaulted and robbed

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A man has been arrested after a pensioner was assaulted and robbed in Midlothian.

He is set to appear in court after the incident, which took place on August 25.

It comes after a 69-year-old woman had her handbag stolen on St Andrews Street.

The 31-year-old man was arrested yesterday and charged.

Police would like to thank the local community for their assistance during this investigation.