A 70-year-old Pottsville woman was robbed in the parking lot of the Boscov's Department Store in Norweigan Township, near Pottsville, at about 9:45 p.m. Dec. 15, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Police said the woman walked towards her vehicle after leaving the store. As she opened her vehicle, a man pushed her from behind and told her to get into the vehicle. when she refused, police said the actor pulled her purse off her shoulder and ran in a southern direction towards a vehicle, entering a dark maroon-colored late 1980's model Toyota Celica, which fled the scene across the parking lot and towards Route 61 southbound.

Police said stolen property is estimated at $100.