Elderly woman robbed at bank

  • Jan. 21, 2011 8:00 a.m.

An elderly woman was knocked to ground the during an afternoon robbery at University Heights Shopping Centre Jan. 21.

The woman, who police say “was quite shaken-up,” had her purse stolen near the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, but could not identify if the suspect was on foot or in a vehicle.

Saanich Police and BC Ambulance Service attended the call at approximately 3:45 p.m., when the woman was treated for minor injuries.

Police request any witnesses contact the non-emergency line at 250-475-4321.