Photo released of woman wanted in robbery of 77-year-old man

Woman knocks man to ground, takes his wallet, police say


DETROIT – Detroit police have released a photo of a woman wanted in connection with the Oct. 10 robbery of a 77-year-old man.

Police said the incident was reported at 12:15 p.m. in the 13500 block of Schoolcraft Avenue.

The woman was begging for money when she approached the man and knocked him to the ground, police said. She rummaged through the man's pockets and took his wallet, police said. There was an undisclosed amount of money in the wallet.

The man suffered minor injuries in the attack, according to police.

The woman is described as 30-40 years old, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds. She has a medium-length black Afro.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department.

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