Police report purse-snatching Wednesday in Maryland City

A woman pushing a shopping cart in the 200 block of Easton South in Maryland City had her purse snatched after she stopped to chat with a man around 3:20 p.m. May 8.

Anne Arundel County Police said the 33-year-old woman was approached by a man who engaged her in conversation, and then pointed a knife at her and took her purse off her arm. The woman was not injured, police said, and police canvased the area but did not locate the man.

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