Woman, 66, robbed in grocery store parking lot

March 12, 2014

A 66-year-old Lewes woman was robbed March 11 in the parking lot of Giant Food in Rehoboth Beach.

The woman was walking at 9:20 p.m. when someone approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground, said Master Cpl. Gary Fournier of the Delaware State Police.

The robber took the woman's purse and fled on foot, Fournier said.

The woman could provide no description of the robber; she was taken to Beebe Healthcare where she was treated for minor injuries and released, he said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 302-644-5020, Ext. 245 or 1-800-TIP-3333, go to, text 274637 using keyword DSP or download an app at