School board purse auctioned off at $13,000

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The purse used by a woman who attempted to hit a gunman at a Florida school board meeting last week has been auctioned off.

The auction on eBay ended Wednesday night with the highest bid coming in at $13,100 from a bidder in Alexandria, Virginia.

Proceeds from the auction will go to a charity that donates toys and bikes to needy children.

The company that makes the purse says it will match the winning bid and will donate that money to the charity as well.

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