ST.LOUIS (KMOV.com)-- Police are investigating after a 78-year-old woman was robbed in north St.Louis on Tuesday afternoon.

The woman said she just left the Salam Market in the 2900 block of North Vandeventer when a man approached her from behind with a weapon, demanding her property.

After she surrendered her items, the suspect fled the scene on a bike.

The woman was not injured, however she was transported to a hospital for a previous medical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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