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Tucson Police searching for suspect in violent robbery of elderly woman

Posted at 9:34 AM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 20:48:58-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — A violent robbery of an elderly woman in Tucson last week has police searching for the man responsible.

TPD's robbery unit says it happened on Tuesday, April 27, at a Peter Piper Pizza 12th and Ajo. The suspect hit the 77-year-old woman with a metal pipe as she was leaving and ran off with her property.

Police say the victim was carrying two pizzas at the time of the incident. Her head was injured in the attack but police say she declined hospital transport.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the attack to call 911, or report the tip anonymously to 88-CRIME.