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Purse snatcher injures woman in Allentown

Published On: Jan 25 2014 10:49:38 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 26 2014 06:02:55 AM EST

A 73 year-old woman was injured in a purse snatching.

Police said the incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Friday on 12th and Hamilton.

The suspect is believed to be a 30-40 light-skinned male. The man grabbed the purse and shoved the woman down.

The victim fractured a hand in the incident. If you have any further information, please call Allentown Police.