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3/30/08-Tyler

Police Search For Purse Snatcher

Saturday night, a woman was standing in the front of a house on N. Moore Street when police say a man snuck up behind her, grabbed her purse and knocked her to the ground.  She suffered minor injuries.  The robber then took off and was seen running east down Nutbush Street.  Police later found the woman's purse in the middle of a nearby street. 

Police are still looking for the robber.  He's described as a 5'10" black male with dreadlocks.  He was last seen wearing a blue hoody, black pants and black shoes. 

If you have any information, please contact Tyler Police at 903.531.1000, or Crimestoppers at 903.597.CUFF (2833).

Layron Livingston, Reporting.  llivingston@kltv.com

 

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