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Woman, 90, slapped, threatened in east Fort Worth

A 90-year-old woman was slapped and threatened with death during a home invasion Sunday afternoon in east Fort Worth, police said.

Police were called at 4:20 p.m. to the woman's home in the 1500 block of Azteca Drive, said Lt. Paul Henderson, police spokesman.

The woman reported that she had been grocery shopping and had just gotten out of her car after parking it in the garage when she was confronted by a woman who asked for money.

"The suspect then pushed the victim into her living room from the garage and told her to sit down in a chair," Henderson said. "At some point the victim attempted to get up and was slapped across the right side of her head causing her to fall to the floor.

"The suspect grabbed the victim and took her to a back bedroom and threw her on a bed and told her if she got up again she would kill her."

Next, Henderson said, the suspect shut the bedroom door and rummaged through the victim's home; she got away with jewelry, keys, and the woman driver's license.

Officers went to the grocery store to see if surveillance video showed any cars following the woman out of the store's parking lot, Henderson said.

The video, Henderson said, "revealed a white four-door sedan leaving the parking lot shortly after the victim."

"It is unclear," he added, "if the vehicle is involved or if the victim gave the officers a description of a vehicle."

Meanwhile, Henderson said the suspect is described as a black woman who wore a gray, short-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and white socks.

Anyone with information about the suspect can call robbery detectives at 817-392-4370.

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