Elderly woman robbed in parking lot

Police are investigating the robbery of a 75-year-old woman.

It happened Saturday afternoon, according to Dover Police. The victim was apparently walking into the AC Moore located at 277 North DuPont Highway.

The suspect approached her, snatched her purse and ran away.

Police say the victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, late teens/early 20’s, short build, gray hooded sweatshirt, and black pants.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.

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