An elderly woman was injured in a robbery on Contra Loma Boulevard this morning in Antioch, police said today. The 82-year-old woman was walking near St. Ignatius Church on the 3300 block of Contra Loma Blvd. Around 7:49 a.m. when a male suspect pulled her purse off her shoulder, according to Sgt. Steve Bias.
The woman fell to the ground as a result of the robbery and suffered a minor head injury, Bias said. She was treated and released at a local hospital. The suspect was described as a black male adult, 30 to 40 years old. He was around 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thin build, and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
The suspect was seen jumping into a small light gray vehicle, possibly a two-door, driven by another suspect. The vehicle was last seen driving east on Longview Road from Contra Loma Boulevard.
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