64-year-old woman injured trying to fight off purse snatchers

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - A 64-year-old woman was injured while trying to fight off two purse snatchers Monday. The suspects got away with her purse.

According to Goose Creek Police, a 64-year-old woman was standing just inside the exit doors at Wal-Mart when two white males walked past her and tried to grab her purse.

The victim told police that she did not let go of her purse and began to fight with one of the subjects in an attempt to keep her purse. Eventually, while she was battling one of the males, the second suspect was able to get the purse from her.

The suspects made off with her black purse, which contained items valued at $50.

The victim described one of the suspects as a white male, approximately 16 to 28 years old. He was wearing a blue and white striped shirt with dark brown hair and no facial hair.

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