A 36-year-old has been charged with snatching four purses.

Cristian Ioan Muresan, 36, of Capworth Street in Leyton, is due to appear in court tomorrow accused of targeting four women and stealing property valued at £1,120, including a Louis Vuitton bag worth £650.

The crimes are said to have occurred between January 19 and April 24 last year.

It is also alleged he stole an iPhone 4 from Syed Shah valued at £400 on February 15 2013

He is set to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court today.