LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – A Lansing man is behind bars today, charged with robbing an 85-year-old woman inside her own apartment.
Lansing Police tell 6 News that 23-year-old Scott Ash followed the woman to her home on the 1400 block of West Holmes just after 9:30 Sunday morning.
Investigators say the woman told them that the man followed her home, forced his way into her apartment and took money from her.
She was not hurt during the robbery and quickly called police and gave them a detailed description of the man.
Officers soon found him a few blocks from the apartment building.
He tried to run away but officers were able to catch him.
Ash is charged with one felony count of home invasion and is held on $50,000 bond.
He’s due back in court next week.