- WA woman attacked by armed robber after exiting supermarket on Thursday
- As a result of the attack the 60-year-old woman sustained injuries to her body
- Police are looking for a man who is in his mid to late 20s with a moustache
A 60-year-old woman had to use an umbrella to fend off an armed robber who attacked her after exiting a supermarket on Thursday.
Western Australia police said the unidentified woman was attacked at Chapman Road, St James in Perth during midday.
Detectives said she noticed a man standing by the pay phone as she walked to her parked silver Holden Calais in a nearby street.
A 60-year-old woman was attacked and robbed of her Holden Calais on Thursday afternoon
Police said as she reached her car, the man approached her with a knife and demanded for her keys.
A struggle ensued between the two with the woman striking the man with an umbrella several times.
As a result of altercation, the woman sustained cuts to one of her hands.
The man eventually got into the driver’s seat.
Despite the woman’s best attempts to get the man out of her car, he drove away at high speed, causing her to fall.
She sustained further injuries such as bruises and grazes to her hands and knees.
Police said the man in questioned has been described as dark skinned, approximately 175cm tall, medium build, brown eyes, mid to late 20’s with a moustache.
As a result of the midday attack the woman sustained injuries to her hands and knees