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Police: Woman Attacks, Robs Elderly Man Near His Home

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police seek the public’s help in identifying a woman they say robbed an elderly man on Friday.

The incident happed at about 5:30 p.m. as the victim was walking to the Eagles Corner Chinese Store in the 6200 block of Spruce Street.

Authorities say an unknown female approached the man and asked for money. After the man left the store, the female continued to ask him for money and followed him to his home where police say police say she grabbed him by his belt, forced him to the ground and took $11 in cash from his wallet.

The woman fled on foot. She is described as a black female, 25 to 30 years-of-age, 5’10” to 6′, 220 to 240 lbs, medium complexion, straight shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a long black jacket, light blue shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 215-686-3183.

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One Comment

  1. DEAR PETLUVR says:

    YOU MISS THE POINT IN THE COMMENTS. DO YOU THINK KYW REPORTS THIS
    FOR SYMPATHY ? ITS TO SCORE RATINGS , CREATE MORE ANGER AMONG
    FOLKS WHO RESPECT OUR ELDERS.

    IM SURE ANY DETECTIVE WORTH HIS SALT, CAN ID HER IN A MINUTE. THAT KIND
    HAVE A RAP SHEET , AND NOT FOR RAPPING, NAME SANE ?

    I BECOME WEARY OF THE DAILY CRIMES REPORTED BY THE LESS THAN
    ANIMALS WHO INHABIT OUR CITY

    THERE IS NO DISRESPECT HERE FOR THE ELDERLY OR WEAK, ITS DISREPECT
    FOR SOCALLED HUMANS.

  2. petluvr says:

    That’s all you 2 can say ??? What if the victim was your father or grandfather? Geez, show a little respect. For all we know that $11 may have been his grocery money. I wish him a lot more kindness than you 2 commenters have shown.

  3. AWAITING MODERATION says:

    AWAITING MODERATION HOLMES , THE MODERATION IS I THINK , TRYING TO
    GET ME TO CHANGE MY WAYS

    NAME SANE

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