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1 Woman Injured Following Attempted Strong-Arm Robbery

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Morgantown police are looking for a man in an attempted strong-arm robbery late Tuesday night that injured a woman, sending her to the hospital for treatment.

A woman told detectives that a man approached her just minutes before midnight behind the Unity Manor on Willey Street and tried to grab her purse from her shoulder, according to a news release.

She fought with the attacker, and was injured in the fight, according to the news release.

The man got away with her purse on foot but another man at the scene chased him, caught him, and took back the purse. The  man then took off on foot, according to the news release.

The woman described the man as a white male, approximately 5'8" with short blonde hair, scraggly facial hair, and wearing a black hoodie.

The woman is in stable condition at Ruby Memorial Hospital, according to the release.