Woman robbed, house entered on same street in Gary

2013-11-18T18:45:00Z 2013-11-18T23:45:11Z Woman robbed, house entered on same street in Gary nwitimes.com
November 18, 2013 6:45 pm

GARY |A robbery and theft were reported at separate homes on Taney Place on Friday afternoon.

A 65-year-old woman was reportedly robbed as she pulled into her driveway in the 700 block of Taney Place.

According to reports, a male subject approached the victim to ask a question, then grabbed her purse and ran to a tan vehicle and sped away from the scene. The victim’s wallet and purse were recovered in the 2200 block of Taney Street and returned to the victim, according to police.

Also, a 38-year-old man reported finding an unknown man in his living room at his residence in the 2200 block of Taney Place on Friday afternoon.

According to reports, the victim was in his bedroom when he heard a loud noise. He went to his living room to find a man who ran out of the house and got into a tan car before fleeing the scene.

Steven Ross Johnson

Times Correspondent

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