An elderly woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint Wednesday morning on Chicago’s North Side, and the crime was caught on camera.
According to police, the incident occurred around 11:20 a.m. The female victim was walking on the sidewalk with her dog when an unknown man got out of his vehicle, pulled out a gun and demanded her belongings. This is reported by FOX 32 Chicago.
On surveillance footage, the suspect can be seen grabbing the woman’s purse before taking off in a blue Honda CRV.
“It’s a strange feeling of fear in your neighborhood,” the victim’s son-in-law, Mike Walker, told FOX 32. “She’s a fun lady. She jokes that she’s spent 70 years of her life without a gun to her face. She’s in a good mood, but she’s shocked.”
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Police have not reported an arrest for the robbery. The investigation is currently ongoing.