89 year old woman struck and robbed in Wilm parking lot

An 89 year old woman was robbed as she put her groceries in her car Monday night at a Wilmington supermarket.

It happened in the Pathmark parking lot on Lancaster Pike at about 7:15.

The woman says she was punched in the head by the suspect, who then took her waist pack with cash and credit cards inside, and took off.

The victim was taken to St. Francis Hospital with minor injuries, treated and released.

Police say there were no security cameras in the parking lot to record what happened.

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