Police & Fire

Woman Victim of Attempted Mugging Monday Morning

September 30, 2013 at 2:13 PM

PATERSON, NJ - A city woman warded off an attempt to snatch her purse early Monday morning.

According to Paterson police, a 20-year-old woman was approached from behind by a mugger who tried to steal her purse when she was near the corner of East 23rd Street and 18th Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. The woman put up a struggle and managed to get away with her belongings intact and without injury before the suspect ran off.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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