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Man to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court charged with robbery of woman at city centre cash machine, following his arrest by Police Scotland officers


By Ali Morrison

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A MAN has been charged after a woman was robbed at a cash machine in the heart of Inverness in broad daylight.

Police this morning confirmed that a 28-year-old man had been arrested and charged after a 56-year-old woman was robbed of a "low three-figure sum" of money at a cash point on Academy Street.

The theft occurred at around 1.30pm on Tuesday. Police said that "all property was subsequently recovered".

The man who was charged is expected to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court later today (Wednesday).

Sergeant Julie Connor, of the Inverness City Centre Policing Team, said: "We are grateful to everyone who has assisted with information about this incident.

"We would always encourage people to vigilant of their surrounding while using cash machines and if you have any concerns about potential criminal activity to report them to police on 101 as promptly as possible or call 999 in an emergency."

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