UPDATE: Arrest made in robbery of elderly woman at Tyler library

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 11:49am

According to the Tyler Police Department, an arrest has been made in this case.

FOX51 will bring you more information as it becomes available.

A woman was robbed at gunpoint last night in Tyler.

Police say an 82-year-old woman was finishing a book in the Tyler Public Library parking lot when a black male walked up to her car and displayed a handgun.

The robber reportedly demanded that the woman drive him where he wanted to go but the woman refused.

Police say the woman gave the robber 100 dollars before he took off down Bois D'arc Street.

The robber was described as being 19-20 years old, 5'10 and clean shaven.

The incident is under investigation.



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