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60-Year-Old Woman Fights Robber For Purse In Delaware

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – Police say a 60-year-old woman struggled with a robber as he tried to steal her purse Saturday night.

According to police, a male suspect tried to steal the victim’s purse as she exited Kohl’s around 6:05 p.m.

The victim was pushed to the ground and then began struggling with the suspect to hold on to her purse, says police.

Authorities report the suspect ran away towards the south side of Kohl’s after another customer came to the victim’s aide.

Police say that a grey Ford pickup truck may have stopped near the suspect as he was fleeing the scene, but did not let the suspect in. The registration of that vehicle was obtained by a Kohl’s employee, says officials.

The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 302-834-2630.

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