Police: purse snatched from woman walking in Harrisburg

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A woman's purse was stolen while she walked down the street in Harrisburg around lunchtime Friday, according to police.

 The woman, a state employee, was walking along the 1000 block of North Third Street around 12:30 p.m. when two men, walking in the opposite direction, passed her. One of them grabbed her purse and ran, police said. 

The  victim, a 45-year-old woman, chased the man but could not keep up. Her identification, money and keys were in the stolen purse.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Lieutenant Robert Fegan at 717-255-3114 or email rfegan@cityofhbg.com.

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