Police seek suspects in assault, robbery of 84-year-old woman
Posted June 4, 2013
Fayetteville, N.C. — Fayetteville police released surveillance photos Tuesday in their investigation of an attack on and robbery of an 84-year-old woman as she returned home from playing bingo.
Investigators said the woman had parked her car in her garage around 2 a.m. on May 9 and was accosted by an armed man as she opened her car door.
The man hit the woman in the back of the head, pulled her from her vehicle onto the concrete floor and stole her purse.
Police said the woman also saw a second man while her purse was being stolen. The two men fled, and the woman went to a neighbor's home to call 911.
The photos, police said, were taken from a local restaurant where the woman's credit card was used after the robbery. They show two men and two women, as well as a dark-colored SUV.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-237-9390 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.