Police investigate strong arm robbery

Jefferson City police are investigating a report of a strong arm robbery at around 3 p.m. Monday.

The victim stated she pulled into an empty lot in the 700 block of Madison Street, exited her car and then witnessed an unknown male reach into her car to steal her purse. A male passenger in the victim's car reportedly struggled with the suspect during the incident, but the suspect successfully grabbed the purse and ran away.

No other details were released. The investigation is continuing.


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