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Attempted Purse Snatching in Jasper

Jasper (NNDC):

A woman was battered after a young male tried to steel her purse last night in Jasper.  The incident happened around 8:45 p.m. in the 400 block of West 9th Street.

Details have not yet been made public and police need your help identifying the suspect.  The young male was wearing a hooded sweatshirt at the time of the incident and was unable to get the purse, and subsequently fled the area on foot.

Anyone with information, or surveillance video in that area, is urged to contact Jasper Police at (812) 482–2255 or the anonymous tip line at (812) 481–COPS.

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