Eldery Woman Robbed Sunday Afternoon

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An elderly woman is assaulted and robbed Sunday afternoon by a woman in her 20's.

Topeka Police say a woman in her 70's was struck and robbed of her purse in the parking lot of 29th and S.E. California just after 4 p.m.

Two citizens assisted the victim and apprehended the suspect who is reported to be her in twenties.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries she received during the apprehension.

Topeka Detectives continue to investigate the robbery.