PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police are searching for a suspect in a robbery that took place on the Smithfield Street Bridge.

According to police, a woman was walking along the bridge when a man approached her from behind, put a weapon to her back and demanded her purse.

The suspect then emptied her purse and tossed it into the river below.

He was last seen heading toward downtown wearing a black hoodie.

Pittsburgh Police are investigating.

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