Posted on February 26, 2013

Woman, 89, Robbed in Wilmington Supermarket Parking Lot

ABC Local, February 26, 2013

Delaware State Police say an 89-year-old woman was robbed outside a grocery store in Wilmington on Monday.


According to police, the victim was loading groceries into her car when the suspect ran up and punched the woman in the head, knocking her to the ground.

The suspect then went to the front seat of the car and grabbed the victim’s waist pack, which contained money and credit cards, before fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to Saint Francis Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries.

The suspect is described only as a black male wearing dark clothing.