Woman charged with bag theft from wheelchair


A WOMAN has been charged after a handbag was stolen from a wheelchair user in South Tyneside.

The theft happened in B&M Bargains in North Street, South Shields, on Friday, April 4.

Police have charged a 41-year-old woman with three counts of theft, and she is due to appear before South Tyneside Magistrates today.

She is Mary Collins, of Craster Square, Gosforth, Newcastle.