Woman, 49, punched, robbed while walking down street, police say

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police in Lancaster are investigating after a woman was punched and robbed Tuesday afternoon.

According to a police report, the 49-year-old woman was walking near a barber shop at Prince and James streets when a group of four men approached her from behind.

The woman told police she was punched in the back before the men grabbed her purse, cell phone and then took off running.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lancaster City Police Department at 717-735-3300.

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