Woman, 78, attacked, robbed outside store

Palm Bay police: Culprit description is vague


PALM BAY, Fla. – A 78-year-old woman was attacked and robbed on Wednesday outside a Palm Bay CVS store, police said.

Investigators said the woman was outside the store at 1101 Malabar Road around 5 p.m. when she was assaulted and her purse was stolen.

The assailant was described as a short, Hispanic man driving a black vehicle.

Witnesses said there were three other white males and a white female with the man during the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.