Police seek tips after woman attacked at Alderwood Mall

A woman in her 70s was leaving the Nordstrom’s Sunday afternoon when a woman struck her in the face.

LYNNWOOD — Police are asking for help finding a woman suspected of striking a woman in her 70s on Sunday afternoon outside of the Nordstrom’s at Alderwood Mall.

The elderly woman was walking to her car in the northern parking lot around 4:30 p.m. when a woman hit her in the face, she told police. She was transported to Swedish Edmonds hospital with cuts to her face.

Authorities don’t know why the woman was attacked, but robbery may have been the motive.

The suspected attacker is about five-feet and five-inches tall with dirty blond hair and in her 20s, police say. She was wearing a pink T-shirt and gray pants.

Police haven’t found any mall security footage of the incident.

Tips can be directed to Lynnwood Detective Jacqueline Arnett at (425) 670-5669.

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