An 85-year-old woman was mugged Monday morning in her Niagara Avenue garage by a man who followed her car inside and then demanded her purse,
Niagara Falls police said.
The incident occurred shortly after 11 a.m., when the suspect approached the woman from behind, grabbed her and put his hand over her mouth, police said.
The woman yielded her purse, which contained about $15. Her eyeglasses were damaged during the struggle, police said.