A 92 YEAR OLD woman was attacked in the street in Hackney on the end of June. She put up a tremendous fight, which caused her serious injuries, but in the end her attacker stole her handbag.
The incident occurred on 27th June – and triggered a vast man-hunt across East London. Hackney police revealed they were looking for a man called Sanchez Edwards.
There were various sightings of Edwards, and he was eventually arrested on 10th July in Mile End. He was charged with robbery and grievous bodily harm (GBH) on 17th July. He appeared at Thames Magistrates’ Court on 17th July and was remanded in custody to appear at Wood Green Crown Court on 15th August.