Elderly woman robbed South Granville

A man robbed a woman in her 70s in South Granville on Wednesday.

At about 10.30am the 78-year-old woman withdrew some money from an ATM in Dellwood Street and began walking home.

However a man approached her at the intersection of Pegler Avenue and offered to help her with her groceries.

But he snatched her purse and fled the scene in a blue sedan which was driven by another man.

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find the man.

He was described as about 180cm tall, of medium build and wearing a blue polo shirt.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Holroyd police on 9897 4199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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