Woman fights off would-be purse snatcher at Bon Air Martin's

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A shopper at a southside Martin's Food Market fought off would-be purse snatchers Wednesday night.

Richmond police are searching for two woman -- including one who has an outstanding warrant -- and a getaway driver.

It happened around 8:10 p.m. at the Stony Point Shopping Center at Huguenot and Buford roads in Bon Air.

Police say one women tried to distract the victim while an accomplice tried to grab the purse.

The victim would not let go of the purse. Police said the suspects ran from the store and got in a green Ford pick up that was driven by a male.

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