A Wilmington woman faces charges after police say she assaulted an 89-year-old woman Feb. 25 in the parking lot of the Pathmark, 3901 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington.
Quatessa Ross, 18, was charged with robbery in the first degree and assault in the second degree.
Investigators say Ross punched the victim in her head when she was loading groceries into her car. They say Ross took the victim's waist pack which contained money and credit cards and ran away. Police say the victim was transported to St. Francis Hospital where she was treated and released.