LaGrange woman robbed at J.C. Penny

A LaGrange, Ga., woman was robbed Saturday afternoon. At 12:48 p.m., in the parking lot of J.C. Penney at 1501 LaFayette Parkway in LaGrange, a man saying he had a gun attempted to rob 85-year-old Carolyn Evans.

The man approached Evans while she was in her car and demanded money. Evans escaped by quickly shutting the car door and driving to the other side of the mall.

Police are looking for the man who is about 5-foot-7 and medium build. He was a wearing a multi-colored shirt.

Anyone with information should contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603.