84-Year-Old Woman Robbed, Assaulted Inside Suitland Home

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SUITLAND, MD (CBSDC) — An 84-year-old woman suffered multiple injuries after she robbed and assaulted in her Suitland home.

Prince George’s County Police say an unknown man knocked on the victim’s door around on Wednesday. The suspect identified himself as a neighbor. When the victim opened the door, the suspect forced his way inside and physically assaulted her.

Police say the suspect took money out of the woman’s purse before fleeing the scene.

Following the assault, the elderly woman remained on the floor until a neighbor noticed her door was ajar and then notified authorities. First responders described the injuries as minor and treated the woman on the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20-30 years of age, around 6-feet tall with a muscular build and wearing all dark clothing. The suspect may have sustained an injured finger or hand during the assault.

Police urge anyone with information to call (301) 772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477).

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