Woman Knocked Down in Purse Snatching Walking out of Albertsons

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Texarkana Texas Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred earlier this afternoon in the parking lot of the Albertson’s Grocery Store in the 2300 block of Richmond Road.

According to police At 1:45 p.m. today, a 79 year old woman was returning to her vehicle after leaving the store. As she got to her vehicle, she was suddenly approached by a man who grabbed her purse from her arm. She fell to the ground as he pulled the purse away from her. The man then ran to a waiting mid-1990’s maroon Ford Mustang that was being driven by another subject. The vehicle was last seen headed toward Mall Drive at a high rate of speed.

The suspect was described as a white male who was believed to be 20 – 30 years old. He was wearing blue jeans and a maroon hoodie.

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The victim was transported to Christus St. Michael Hospital by LifeNet for treatment of what appeared to be minor injuries.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Texarkana Police Department at 903-798-3116 or CrimeStoppers at 903-794-STOP.

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