Coward robs 84-year-old of purse

Coward robs 84-year-old of purse

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - Police in Elyria are looking for the man who robbed an elderly woman of her purse.

It happened at the Convenient Food Mart on Cleveland Street.

Store surveillance shows the suspect standing by the ice machine outside, watching customers go in and out of the store.

He then walks up behind the 84-year-old victim, yanks her to the ground before fleeing with her purse.

The victim was treated by EMS on scene, and later taken to Elyria Memorial Hospital.

Anyone with information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 216-252-7463.

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