A 50 year old woman is scheduled to appear in a Brandon courtroom today after a number of elderly women had their purses stolen, including 2 women who were injured after being pushed to the floor of their homes.
Last week, police said they were investigating 8 such cases in Russell, Foxwarren and the RM of Silver Creek.
One of the victims, a 90 year old woman.
RCMP Sgt. Lynn Karpish says police spent long hours on the case.
Police have arrested Debbie Ann Smith of Binscarth.
Police say she was employed as a home care worker at the time of the incidents.