Man charged with robbing elderly woman

wcrenshaw@macon.comMarch 2, 2013 

Macon police arrested a man Friday after he allegedly robbed an elderly woman and pushed her down.

The woman told police that at about 4 p.m. she went to check her mail at her home on the 800 block of Bennell Street when a man wearing a ski mask approached her with a gun and pushed her down, according to a Macon Police Department release. The woman fled and called 911.

Officers and detectives responded and found the man hiding under a vacant house on a nearby street. The ski mask and gun were also found.

Givante Scott, 23, was arrested and charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a weapon with an altered serial number and probation violation. He is being held in the Bibb County jail.

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