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Posted: 9:48 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013
KTVU.com and wires
ANTIOCH, Calif. —
An elderly woman was injured while she was robbed of her purse on Contra Loma Boulevard Sunday morning in Antioch, according to police.
The 82-year-old woman was walking near St. Ignatius Church on the 3300 block of Contra Loma Blvd. Around 7:49 a.m. when a male suspect pulled her purse off her shoulder, according to Sgt. Steve Bias.
The woman fell to the ground as a result of the robbery and suffered a minor head injury, Bias said. She was treated and released at a local hospital.
The suspect was described as a black male adult, 30 to 40 years old. He was around 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thin build, and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
The suspect was seen jumping into a small light gray vehicle, possibly a two-door, driven by another suspect. The vehicle was last seen driving east on Longview Road from Contra Loma Boulevard.
Anyone with information on this robbery or suspects was encouraged to call Antioch police at (925) 778-2441 or text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) with the key word ANTIOCH.
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