Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police are warning people of a potential scam after an elderly woman was robbed in her home.
They say a man came to the door of the 80-year-old's home on Mud Lick Road Tuesday afternoon. He said he worked for a tree removal company and said she owed him $850.
When she said she didn't hire a tree removal company and wouldn't pay, she says he grabbed a purse off her table and ran out.
The suspect is a white man between 20 and 25 years old with short brown hair. He's 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 170 pounds.
If you have any information about this, call the Crime Line at 540-344-8500.