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Woman, 73, robbed of her handbag at Nottingham Station tram stop

A man has appeared in court in connection with a robbery of an elderly woman at a tram stop.

The 73-year-old victim got off the tram at Nottingham Station in the city centre and had her shopping bag with her.

It’s alleged a man grabbed her bag and ran away shortly before 8.30am on 30 August.

Police arrested a suspect in the Station Street area of the city centre on Saturday (4 September 2021) in connection with the incident.

Jason Burton, aged 40, from Norton Street in Radford, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 6 September 2021) charged with robbery.

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He was remanded in custody and is next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 4 October 2021.

Detective Sergeant Chris Berryman, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The force takes reports of robbery very seriously and continues to work hard to reduce violent crime in our communities and keep people safe.

“Nottinghamshire Police will always investigate reports of robbery, strive to put suspects before the courts and remains committed to seeking justice for victims.”

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