PRESS RELEASE
City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377


11/26/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #12-006186
Subject :

ROBBERY OF ELDERLY WOMAN
Contact :Victoria Danzl, Sgt.    530-661-7860
Steve Guthrie, Sgt.    530-661-7864
On 11-25-12, at 1115 hrs., an 81 year old female Woodland resident was walking in the 400 block area of Ashley Ave.  The victim was using a walker which had a compartment under the attached seat.  Her wallet was in the compartment.  The victim passed a black, male approximately 30 years old wearing a black beanie, tan jacket and blue jeans.  After passing the male the victim was pushed against as the male reached around her to remove her wallet from the compartment.  The male then left the scene on foot. 

After stealing the wallet the victim's credit cards were used at various locations around Woodland.

The Woodland Police Department is awaiting any possible video surveillance from the area and from the stores the credit cards were used at.

The victim did not sustain any injuries during the incident.

If you have any information regarding this crime please contact the Woodland Police Department at (530)661-7800.


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