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VicPD searching for man who pushed, robbed elderly woman at ATM

Victoria police are looking for a suspect and witnesses after an elderly woman was attacked from behind and robbed at an ATM.

On Sunday, Sept. 13, officers were called to a bank branch located in the 100-block of Wilson Street at approximately 3:20 p.m. for a report that a woman had been robbed.

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The woman reported that a man approached her from behind while she was withdrawing money, pushed her, grabbed the money and then fled.

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The woman then went to a local business where she was cared for by staff. The woman was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, in his 30s, standing approximately six feet tall with a medium build and reddish-brown hair. He was wearing a green sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

If you recognize this suspect, you’re asked to call VicPD’s non-emergency line at 250-99-7654.


 

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