An 80-year-old Salt Lake man who uses a wheelchair was robbed by a woman after she asked him for cigarette money at his apartment Sunday at 5:10 p.m., according to Salt Lake City Police Lt. Phil Kirk.

After Leo Griffin refused to give the woman money, she reportedly grabbed his wallet and took approximately $15.After Griffin began to yell for help, the woman stuffed a dishrag in his mouth. She also grabbed the man's shoulder in an attempt to throw him from his wheelchair but was not able to move him.

The woman fled, but Griffin told police he knows the woman, who is in her 40s, and gave them information about her.