- Associated Press - Sunday, September 17, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say an elderly woman was robbed at gunpoint outside her south Philadelphia home.

Police say the 87-year-old victim was in back of the home shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday when she was approached by a woman and a man with a gun.

Police said jewelry was taken off the victim and the offenders then fled.

No arrests were immediately reported.

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