Police investigating downtown street robbery

Lethbridge Police are investigating a street robbery after cash was stolen from a woman near Galt Gardens.

On September 17, 2019 at approximately 1:48 a.m. police responded to a report of a robbery. A 53-year-old woman reported she had been confronted by two unknown females earlier in the evening near 7 Street and 1 Avenue South. The women approached her from behind and grabbed onto her wheelchair. One of the women demanded cash and proceeded to pry an undisclosed amount out of the victim's hand. She was also struck in the head with an object. The subjects then fled northbound on 7 Street.

The females are described as being tall, approximately 5’9”, and were wearing Halloween masks, black hoodies and black pants. One of the women had a high-pitched voice.

Anyone who may have witnessed the robbery or has information is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-22-8477.