Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint

October 12, 2023 7:00 am in by

An armed robbery at Westcourt is under investigation.

Around 11am yesterday, a woman in her 70s was loading groceries into her car at a shopping centre on Mulgrave Road.

Police say a young male threatened her with a knife before stealing a handbag from the vehicle.

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He fled on foot before getting into a white vehicle which then left the carpark.

The woman did not sustain injuries.

Police are reviewing CCTV cameras in the area and urge anyone who has information about the incident, or has dash camera vision that can assist police, to come forward.