Police Searching for Women Who Snatched Long Beach Woman's Wallet

Thief trying to steal a handbag

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Authorities today sought the public's help in identifying and locating two women in Long Beach who attacked a woman and ran off with her wallet.

Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East Peace Street at a little before 12:50 p.m. Thursday, regarding a robbery to a person. The victim had been walking down the street when the two suspects tried to take her purse, the Long Beach Police Department reported.

The woman held onto to her purse as the suspects ``battered'' her, police said, before taking her wallet and fleeing on foot. Paramedics took the woman to an area hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries.

Long Beach police detectives urged anyone with information regarding the robbery to call them at 562-570-7464 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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