Woman arrested for attack, robbery of senior citizens in metro Detroit
11:12 PM, May 19, 2017
9:48 AM, May 20, 2017
GARDEN CITY, Mich. (WXYZ) - Garden City police say they have arrested a woman wanted for robbing senior citizens in two separate incidents.
According to police, 44-year-old Amy Collier was arrested on Friday after a struggle.
It is alleged that she robbed a 72-year-old Garden City resident last week when they pulled into their garage from the grocery store. Collier allegedly walked up with to them with a knife, demanding money and a cell phone. The victim handed it over.
Police also say she robbed a 69-year-old resident on Wednesday after breaking into the victim's home.
In that incident, the victim told police that Collier demanded cash and gold, and threatened her with a pair of scissors.
The suspect then forced the woman into her basement and pepper sprayed her, told her not to move then fled.
Collier did have a felony warrant out for her arrest.