Suspect Punches Woman In Attempted Purse Snatching

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are looking for a man who allegedly hit a woman and attempted to steal her purse Monday morning in downtown Pittsburgh.

According to police the incident happened on Strawberry Way, near the intersection of Grant Street and 6th Avenue.

The man allegedly tried to steal the woman’s purse, but when she resisted, he hit her in the jaw.

She was taken to a hospital to be examined.

The suspect is described as a black male with dreadlocks and anyone with information is asked to call police.


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