Tayside and Central Scotland

Man questioned over Perth robbery bid

A man has been detained over the attempted robbery of an 83-year-old woman in Perth which left her seriously injured.

The woman was knocked to the ground in the alleged attack on the walkway between Morrisons Supermarket and Caledonian Road on Thursday evening.

She was taken to hospital with a suspected broken hip but is said to be in a stable condition.

Tayside Police said a 24-year-old man was "assisting with inquiries".

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