Woman robbed at gunpoint while visiting mother's grave Christmas Day, police say

Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman while she was visiting her mother's grave on Christmas. (Photo: FOX13Memphis.com)

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Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman while she was visiting her mother's grave on Christmas. (Photo: FOX13Memphis.com)

Police are searching for a man accused of robbing a woman who was visiting her mother's grave at a Memphis cemetery on Christmas Day.

But he didn't leave her stranded – the accused robber gave the victim her car keys and cellphone back before leaving the scene.

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The woman was visiting her mother’s grave when the man approached her and robbed her at gunpoint around 10:30 a.m., Memphis police said.

The man -- who has not yet been identified -- was armed with a black handgun and demanded money. The woman didn’t have any money, so the robber took her car keys and cellphone.

Police said the man then ransacked the woman's car and went through her purse.

He stole her wallet, which contained credit and debit cards, a makeup bag and $10. The man then walked back to the victim, returned her keys and phone and left the cemetery.

Officers described the suspect as 5 feet 6 inches tall with a slim build, approximately 18 years old, wearing a green jacket with a hood and Adidas pants.

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