A 31 year old man is in police custody after robbing an 82 year old woman in Quesnel.
Around 10am, yesterday morning, the victim was in the parking lot of a business on Reid Street.
She was looking for change for a shopping cart, when the suspect approached her and asked if she needed any help, offering to find the change for her.
When the victim opened up her wallet, he pushed her to the ground and grabbed some money from her wallet.
Thanks to the quick response of bystanders and statements provided by witnesses, the suspect was quickly located by police and arrested.
Charges of Robbery and Breach of Probation have been forwarded to Crown Counsel.