Man charged for South Austin H-E-B parking lot robbery

David Russell is charged with aggravated robbery by assault. (Photo courtesy: Austin Police Department)

A man has been charged for allegedly robbing an elderly person last month in the parking lot of a South Austin H-E-B.

It happened Monday, June 12 at the H-E-B located at the intersection of South Congress Avenue and Oltorf Street.

Police say David Russell, 26, assaulted an elderly customer, taking a handbag. The victim suffered minor injuries.

Police now say Russell was arrested the next day. He's charged with aggravated robbery by assault.

Further details were not immediately available.

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