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Purse Snatching Near Newark Ironbound Walgreens Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark are looking for a suspect responsible for several purse snatchings in the city's Ironbound section Friday. 

In one of the incidents, police responded to reports of a robbery at the Walgreens on Ferry and Union Street around 2:40 p.m. 

Upon arrival, an unidentified woman reported to police that a male suspect had approached and snatched her purse at that location. 

The suspect fled the scene and was last seen on Market Street. 

The woman was not physically injured in the robbery.