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(WUSA) -- Montgomery County police want your help identifying the man who assaulted and robbed an elderly female victim in the Briggs Chaney area on Tuesday.

According to police, at approximately 9:40 p.m., the woman was leaving the Safeway grocery store at 13814 Outlet Drive when a man approached her from behind, threw her to the ground and robbed her of cash. He then fled on foot.

The woman received minor injuries and was treated on the scene.

The man is described asa black male, 20 to 25 years of age, approximately 6'1" tall and weighing 190 pounds, say police. He was wearing a black knit hat, dark blue puffy jacket, light khaki pants, and wearing a black backpack.

You can see him in this video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7CS_ghl3x4&feature=player_embedded

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 301-565-5835 or the non-emergency line at 301-279-8000. You may also make an anonymous call to Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).