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Man arrested after woman, 91, mugged in Highgate

Police have arrested a man in connection with the mugging of a 91-year-old woman in north London.

The woman was robbed of her purse and pushed to the ground while shopping in Highgate on 14 August.

She remains in hospital with a head injury. Police have described the attack as callous.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery. He was taken to a north London police station, where he remains in custody.

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