Suspect Sought in Robbery of Four Elderly Women

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Police say they have a new description of a man they say may be responsible for robbing four elderly women of their purses Friday night.

The robberies took place in a matter of two hours.

The suspect, armed with a knife, moved quickly along Gage and then disappeared before police could catch him.

The rash of robberies began at 10 o'clock at 2010 South East 29th street, a woman was threatened with a knife and robbed of her purse.

Nearly two hours passed and the same thing happened to a woman at 10th and Gage. Minutes later, a woman was threatened with a knife and robbed of her purse at 4133 south west Gage Center Drive, only 4 minutes later, the same thing happened to a woman at 1200 SW Gage.

In all, from 10 p.m. to midnight, four women were threatened and robbed by the same suspect description given each time.

Suspect Description
White Male
Thin Build
5ft 5in
Armed with a knife
Last seen in a older model maroon Valero
Stolen Dealer Tag of D2289E

If you have any information you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 234-0007.


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