90-year-old woman robbed, tied up in St. Paul home

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By Lauren Regnier

A 90-year-old woman was robbed and tied up in her own home Friday evening in St. Paul.

The woman called police around 6 p.m. from her home on the 1100 block of Van Buren to report an armed robbery, reported CBS Minnesota.

She told police that a man entered her house through an unlocked door and pointed a gun at her, demanding money, reported the Pioneer Press.

She said she was cooperative and gave the man a small amount of money before he tied her hands and feet and left the residence, reported CBS Minnesota.

Police said that she wriggled free have several minutes, reported the Pioneer Press. A relative showed up at her house shortly after.

The man wore a ski mask during the robbery and was described as about 5-foot-8 and "younger" looking, reported CBS Minnesota.

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