Mugger tackled by witnesses in Fredericton

One man is in custody after bystanders chased down a mugger in Fredericton Saturday.

Police say a man stole money from a woman in the King Street area of the provincial capital shortly before 1:00am. The man try to flee but bystanders who witnessed the incident were able to chase him down and hold him until police arrived. The suspect has been charged with robbery and remains in custody for now.