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Purse snatcher attacks woman outside Redding City Hall

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Jul 26 2013 09:51:33 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 26 2013 02:13:17 PM CDT
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REDDING, Calif. -

Redding Police are looking for the man who robbed a city employee outside city hall.    

The victim Sandra Hanson was walking to her car just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

A man walked up behind Hanson, knocked her to the ground, ripped her purse off her shoulder and took off running toward Cypress Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white man, between 25 and 30 years old with a shaved head.

He was wearing a green shirt and blue shorts with a white belt.

The victim received scrapes and cuts on her elbows during the attack.