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Elderly woman was robbed by two men

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - An elderly woman was robbed and thrown to the ground by two men who are still on the run.

The incident happened on Dorsett Street in Albany.

72-year-old Annie Tarver called police after she says two men snatched her purse as she was coming home from church.

Tarver says during a struggle she was knocked down as they got away with her purse which held credit cards and her phone.

Albany Police officers are patrolling the area.

If you have any information that could help catch the robbers call the crime stoppers hotline at 229-436-TIPS.


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