Woman robbed in South Seattle

A woman sustained minor injuries when she was knocked to the ground during a robbery in South Seattle. On 1/3/2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a 60-yr-old female had her purse snatched at 38 Ave S and S. Cloverdale St.

The unknown male suspect approached the victim from behind and took the purse out of her hand. The victim had just left a metro coach at Beacon Ave S. and S. Cloverdale and was walking E/B to a friend’s house nearby. During the robbery the victim was knocked to the ground causing a small abrasion to the back of her head.

The victim was treated at the scene by SFD and released. An exhaustive area check was done but the suspect was not located.

Suspect Information- Unknown Male, wearing dark clothing.

The investigation continues.