Elderly woman robbed at Delco supermarket

December 3, 2010 9:55:57 PM PST
Police are looking for the two suspects who robbed an elderly woman at a supermarket in Delaware County.

RELATED: Watch surveillance video from the supermarket.

It happened around 12:45 p.m. Thursday at the Giant Store at 721 Sproul Road in Springfield.

Police say the victim was approached by a man, who distracted her by asking numerous questions about items on the shelf.

Meanwhile, a woman approached from behind and reached into the victim's purse, which was sitting in her shopping cart.

That woman removed the victim's wallet and a bank envelope containing $500 cash.

Both suspects then left the store and got into the same vehicle, a newer grey 4-door Kia.

The victim only discovered that her wallet was missing when she approached the checkout counter.

Anyone with information should contact police at 610-544-5504.


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