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Waco: Woman Punched, Robbed In Backyard Of Home

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email
(Photo by Paul J. Gately)

(Photo by Paul J. Gately)

WACO (February 15, 2013)--Waco police were searching for a man who attacked a woman in the backyard of her home Friday morning and stole her purse.

Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said the woman told officers she was attacked just after 11:30 a.m. Friday while in her backyard in the 3100 block of Pine Avenue.

She said a man punched her and took her purse.

Swanton said police had made no arrests Friday afternoon.

The victim described the robber as a black man who was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and black shorts.

Swanton said officers searched the area and they believe the robber fled on foot on South 33rd Street.

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