An 87-year-old woman has knocked to the ground on July 27 at around 9.15am after a male asked her for some change at the junction of Upper Chorlton Road and Seymour Grove on the borders of Whalley Range and Old Trafford.

The offender took £40 from the woman’s purse and knocked her to the ground and he then ran off.

The male was spotted on Aug 3rd on Stretford Road in Old Trafford and was arrested,

Police searched the male and they found a small wrap of what is believed to be ‘Crack’ and was then further arrested for possession of a class A drug

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