Woman Gets Black Eye From Thief Who Tried to Take Her Purse, Police Say

By Aidan Gardiner on October 25, 2013 7:57am 

 A woman was walking to work Sunday morning when a man tried to take her purse, the NYPD said.
A woman was walking to work Sunday morning when a man tried to take her purse, the NYPD said.
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QUEENS — A woman was on her way to work Sunday morning when a man punched her and unsuccessfully tried to grab her purse, police said.

The 47-year-old woman, whose identity was not released, was near 44th Drive and 11th Street when a man punched her in the face and tried to take her bag, the NYPD said.

He fled empty-handed, police said.

The woman received a black eye as a result, an NYPD spokesman said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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