Elderly woman robbed at Frederick shopping center

An elderly woman was assaulted and robbed at a Frederick shopping center Wednesday afternoon, police said. A suspect stole a woman’s purse shortly before 3 p.m. at the shopping center at 1275 W Patrick Street.

Police said the suspect was a male and was approximately 6'0" and approximately 170lbs.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact Det. Morgan at 301-600-1259. Anonymous information can be provided via the crime tip line at 301-600-8477 (TIPS) or via email at