10/02/2014 08:21 EDT | Updated 12/02/2014 05:59 EST

Police Seek Help After 91-Year-Old Woman Robbed

Police are appealing for the public's help in identifying a suspect after a 91-year-old woman was robbed in the Spadina Avenue and Oxford Street area on Sunday.

The man allegedly followed the woman into the lobby of a building, where a brief struggle for her purse ensued. He eventually took hold of the purse and fled on foot. 

A security camera captured footage of the robbery. 

The suspect was described as a white male, 20 to 25 years old, with short black hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt with blue shorts and a white backpack with a black material or pattern.

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