An 86-year-old West Philadelphia woman who uses a walker has been charged with robbing a University City bank at gunpoint, police said.
About 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, University of Pennsylvania police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at the TD Bank at 3735 Walnut St. Officers were met by bank employees who said Emily Coakley of the 6200 block of Addison Street had demanded $400 from a customer representative while displaying a revolver.
Coakley was at the bank and was arrested without incident, and the handgun was taken into evidence. Fox29 showed video of the woman being escorted by police from the bank.
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Coakley was charged with aggravated assault, robbery, and related offenses.