Police: Suspect arrested for attacking 87-year-old woman in Delm - KMOV.com

Police: Suspect arrested for attacking 87-year-old woman in Delmar Loop

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Angelo Scott is facing several robbery charges. He allegedly robbed an elderly woman in the U City Loop Angelo Scott is facing several robbery charges. He allegedly robbed an elderly woman in the U City Loop
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

An 87-year-old woman said she was attacked by a stranger in the Delmar Loop after she refused to give him money.

Angelo Scott allegedly yanked the victim's purse then knocked her to the ground, according to investigators. Afterwards, police said he ran away from the scene, but witnesses chased down Scott to retrieve the woman's belongings.

“I don't know whether I was scared or not,” the victim said. “I can't tell you what I felt, because it all happened so quickly.”

Police said the woman sustained injuries and bruising to her forearm, face, and head.

Scott was arrested and faces robbery charges, authorities said.

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