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Woman Knocked to Ground, Purse Stolen in Bristol

Bristol Borough police are looking for a man who stole a woman's purse in the Walmart in Bristol Borough.

Police in Bristol Borough are looking for a man who knocked a woman to the ground and stole her purse Monday night.

The strong-arm robbery occurred at the Walmart on Commerce Circle at 7:31 p.m., police said.

A suspect knocked the female victim to the ground and stole her purse. He then fled toward Veterans Highway (Route 431) through the Bristol Cemetery, police said.

The suspect is described by officials as being a stocky black male between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-7. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a green drawn-string, according to a police press release.

The purse and wallet was valued at $120 and contained $6 in cash.

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Robert Hasty February 28, 2013 at 07:56 PM
Bristol township needs to double their police force. Whole area is getting really bad. One reason why I moved 3 hours away.
Arkansas Dave March 17, 2013 at 08:50 AM
Bristol Township needs a nuclear bomb!!! End of story!!

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