Woman robbed as she walks along a street


A 30-year-old woman was robbed of her purse as she walked on a Brooklyn Park street Monday morning, county police reported.

The victim told police she was walking on Audrey Avenue near Fourth Street at 11:09 a.m. when a man walked up behind her and put some type of weapon to her back.

He told her to drop her purse and a bag she was carrying, the police report said.

The victim dropped the items and the robber picked them up and ran north on Fourth Street.

The woman described the robber as a black man in his mid-30s, weighing about 165 pounds and wearing a black sweat suit and white tennis shoes.

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