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Suspect tried to take purse from 71-year-old woman at Myrtle Beach Walgreens

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A witness said that a man tried to take a purse from a 71-year-old woman at Walgreens, located on 300 South Kings Highway, according to a report from Myrtle Beach Police Department.

The woman said that the man came up to her and tried to take her purse, but she started hitting him until he let her go.

The witness also told police that she saw the woman on the ground and heard her screaming.

The suspect is described as a white man with short black hair, wearing a white T-shirt and black jeans.

A detective came to the scene and conducted an interview with the victim. 

According to the report, the man left on a black bike on Kings Highway.

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