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Woman robbed at gunpoint while visiting senior living facility in Youngtown

Jan 27, 2024, 11:26 AM | Updated: Jan 28, 2024, 7:42 pm

(Facebook Photo/El Mirage Police Department)...

(Facebook Photo/El Mirage Police Department)

(Facebook Photo/El Mirage Police Department)

PHOENIX —  One person suffered minor injuries following an armed robbery at a senior living facility early Saturday morning.

Police responded to a call of an armed robbery at 113th Avenue and Rhode Island in Youngtown shortly after midnight Saturday morning. Upon arrival, they learned the victim had been robbed at gunpoint.

Police later said the victim was not a resident of the facility and that the woman’s backpack was stolen.

El Mirage Police Department officers and K9s as well as a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office helicopter responded to the search. However, no suspects were apprehended.

The victim, who suffered minor injuries, refused medical attention.

An investigation is ongoing.

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Woman robbed at gunpoint while visiting senior living facility in Youngtown