MONDAY, JULY 4: A 19-year woman has been arrested after an alleged handbag snatch in Pembroke.

A police spokesman said the incident happened as two women were walking in the Woodbourne Avenue area of Pembroke early Sunday morning.

It is alleged the women were approached by a group of people about 2:30am. One member of the group snatched the bag from a 26-year-old woman, who is from the Pembroke area.

A police spokesman said the alleged victim was not injured and that police officers arrested the 19-year-old near the scene.

He added that police were looking for three or four men in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should contact the CID at Hamilton Police Station on 295-0011.