Ohatchee, AL, police in Calhoun County say an 89-year-old woman was attacked and robbed Sunday morning while entering church.
According to a department Facebook post, the incident happened while the woman, whose name was not released, entered the Christian Assembly Church, 1270 Cherokee Trail, in Ohatchee.
The suspect approached the victim from the woodline, shoved her to the ground as he took a red purse.
Police say the robber is described as a young, short black man with a medium complexion. The woman suffered a “serious head injury” and was taken to an area hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to call Ohatchee police at (256) 236-6600.
SOURCE: William Thornton