Elderly woman robbed walking home from Bell’s Corner supermarket [surveillance video]

Police in the 7th District are looking for the man who robbed an elderly woman on her way home from the supermarket.

The 94-year-old was on the 8300-block of Loretto Avenue Sunday after a trip to nearby Bell’s Market. The suspect can be seen on surveillance video sneaking up behind the woman, knocking her over as he grabs her purse, and then running in the opposite direction.

Police are asking anyone with information on the suspect – white male, 6-0”, 175-185 lbs, wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers – to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. The victim suffered a broken arm and multiple cuts and bruises.

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