LAPD Searching for Thieves After 72-Year-Old Woman Robbed on Video in Panorama City

Los Angeles police are investigating on Friday after a 72-year-old woman was robbed at an ATM in Panorama City.

The woman was withdrawing money from an ATM in the 8200 block of Woodman Avenue around 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 4 when she was approached by two people.

The alleged thieves, one man and one woman, are seen on surveillance video posted to the LAPD YouTube page, talking with the victim and appearing to assist her with the ATM transaction.

At some point during the conversation, the female suspect walked away and returned driving a four-door black sedan, police said.

The man then snatched the money from the 72-year-old's hand and ran to the awaiting car, according to police.

The man is described as an 18-to-20-year old white or Hispanic man last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, long black shorts and black crews socks with black shoes.

The woman is described as an 18-to-20-year-old white or Hispanic woman with long highlighted brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black tank top, light colored leggings with a red shirt wrapped around her waist.

Anyone with information is asked to call Mission Area Robbery Detective Gretchen Schultz at 818-838-9898. Anonymous tipsters can call 1-800-222-TIPS.