Man snatches purse from Columbus woman

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Columbus woman is recovering after police say she was attacked.  It happened Wednesday around 10:30 PM at a home on Dell Drive. 

According to police, a man armed with a pistol ran up to 63-year-old Rice Sunday in the driveway, struck her in the face with his gun and snatched her purse.

She described the suspect as a black light-skinned man between 20-25 years old, 6 feet-tall, with short hair, clean shaven, wearing a black jacket, khaki cargo pants and tennis shoes.

If you have any information on this crime please call Columbus Police at (706) 653-3400.

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