Robbery Leaves Worcester Nursing Home Workers With Concussion, Broken Bones

Police released an image of the woman wanted for questioning

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A wild scene unfolded inside a nursing home and rehab facility in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Several employees at Christopher House Nursing Home were seriously injured during the incident. The woman stole at least one purse, police said.

A suspected robber was inside the building, and she was confronted by nursing home employees.

One staffer tried to barricade the woman in an office. But that didn't work.

The suspect then tussled with three employees before trying to escape.

But the chaotic scene left one worker with a concussion and another with a broken finger.

Police released an image of the woman wanted for questioning and described her as a 5'8" Hispanic woman with a heavy build and hair in a tight bun. She has a maroon SUV with a "LYFT" sticker on its windshield; the SUV has "fancy" rims.

Although the woman seemed to be comfortable inside the facility, she has no association with the nursing home at all, according to officials.

The administrator of the nursing home declined to comment about what happened.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to reach out to Worcester police by calling 508-799-8651, texting a message anonymously to TIPWPD (274637) or at worcesterma.gov/police.

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