Elderly woman robbed at area Walgreens

Call CrimeStoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477) if you have any information

Elderly woman robbed at area Walgreens
An elderly woman was robbed at the Walgreens on Ellis Avenue Monday. Source: Walgreens website

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating a strong armed robbery that happened in the 900 block of Ellis Avenue just before 1:00 p.m. Monday.

Officers responded to the area Walgreens, where they learned that a purse had been taken from an 84-year-old woman.

The victim appeared to have been directed to a dark colored SUV by an unknown black woman, who later snatched her purse. The suspect later fled the scene in the SUV.

The victim did not suffering any serious injuries, but was transported to a local hospital following a complaint of shoulder pain.

Investigators are attempting to determine if outside store surveillance may have captured the robbery.

No weapon was believed to be used during this incident.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

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