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elderly woman robbed

Friday, November 10, 2017 14:36 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

An elderly woman was injured during a purse snatching in LaPorte last night.

Three suspects possibly teenagers with hoods on their heads are suspected.

About 8:30 p.m....police say a 66 year old woman was walking up to

her residence....when shoved to the ground.

She tried hanging on to her purse.....but it was eventually ripped away from

her.

The incident occurred in the 200 block of G St.

The suspects were last seen westbound on 3rd Street.

Police say they were on foot prior to the robbery.

The woman had scrapes on both knees from falling to the ground and a cut

on her hand.

Just five dollars in cash was inside the purse.