Woman beaten and robbed of groceries and wallet in South Lake Tahoe
(from South Tahoe Now)
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - A 57-year-old woman from South Lake Tahoe was attacked and robbed Saturday, March 14 around 9:00 p.m. as she was walking home from grocery shopping. The victim was walking toward Tata Lane from Raley's at the Y when attacked in the meadow behind the grocery store and Alpine Liquor.
An unidentified male threw her to the ground and hit the woman, causing serious injuries. She remains hospitalized Tuesday in the Intensive Care Unit.
The man took her groceries and wallet.
The alleged robber is being described as a homeless male adult wearing a black beanie, black ski mask, a dark jacket, and light-colored pants, according to SLTPD.
If you witnessed this crime, seen similar crimes, or have been the victim of a similar crime, please call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department 530-542-6100 or Secret Witness at 530-541-6800 reference case #2003-1368.