Elderly woman attacked

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - An 85-year-old woman is robbed and thrown to the ground in Chesterfield and the search is on for the woman's attacker.

This happened outside the Pleasant's Hardware off Jefferson Davis Highway.

The man displayed a knife and demanded the woman's purse.

Police say she tried to hold on, that's when the suspect knocked her down and stole her purse.

She is said to be ok.

If you saw what happened, call crime solvers at 748-0660.

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