A man has been charged after an elderly woman was allegedly robbed on the mid north coast.
About 12:10pm on Saturday, November 24 police were called to Middleton Street, South Kempsey after reports an 85-year-old woman had been robbed.
Following inquiries, officers from Mid North Coast Police District attended a house on Keith Moses Crescent, West Kempsey on December 7.
On arrival a man was allegedly seen running from the property.
Police searched the area and a short time later the man was allegedly found hiding under a house on Gordon Nixon Avenue, West Kempsey.
The 22-year-old South Kempsey man was arrested and taken to Kempsey Police Station where he was charged with steal from person and an unrelated larceny matter.
He was refused bail to appear at Port Macquarie Bail Court on December 8.