Northampton man, 28, in court accused of bag snatch in Kettering park

He also faces charges of carrying a knife and knuckle duster

Thursday, 25th November 2021, 9:14 am
Punter is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court next month.

A Northampton man will appear at Northampton Crown Court next month charged with robbery and possession of a knife and an offensive weapon.

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Joshua Punter, aged 28, is accused to stealing a woman's handbag containing around £200 in cash in a Kettering park on July 8 this year.

He appeared appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court earlier this month also charged with possession of a knuckle duster and carrying a folding pocket knife on the same date.

Punter, of North Holme Court, was released on conditional bail until December 15.