According to the paper, Betty Lou Lynn, 83, was robbed Sunday while at a shopping center near downtown Mount Airy. Lynn told police a man grabbed her wallet around 4 p.m. and fled. The wallet had $130 inside, according to the Mount Airy Police Department.
Police were notified and after a short foot chase, the robbery suspect, Shirley Walter Guynn, 45, of Cana, Va., was caught. Guynn was charged with common-law robbery and is being held in the Surry County Jail under $10,000 bond.
Lynn was not injured during the robbery.