Woman dragged during purse theft

RIVERVIEW – Police here are looking for a man who allegedly dragged a woman by her purse strap across a parking lot during a mugging March 10 at Zorba’s Coney Island, 18237 Fort.

The woman said she walked up to the door of the 24-hour diner about 3:30 a.m. that day when the man, described as in his 20s with short hair, ran up and grabbed the purse on her arm.

— Andrea Poteet

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