Elderly woman’s purse snatched while loading groceries into car

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Springfield police are searching for a man who stole an elderly woman's purse as she and her husband were loading groceries into their car Wednesday afternoon.

The incident was reported around 3 p.m.

Police said the victim's husband was injured in the crime. He was transported to NorthCrest Medical Center for treatment.

The suspect is described as a black male with a slim build. He is believed to be in his 20s and was seen leaving in a small black two door sedan.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 615-384-8422 or Crime Stoppers at 615-382-3799.

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