COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating after an elderly woman's purse was stolen.
On June 29 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of Armour Road in reference to a robbery.
Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim, a 73-year-old woman, who stated a black male took her purse from her as she was entering her vehicle.
The victim sustained injuries to her hip and arm during the incident.
The suspect was described as possibly dark skinned, standing between 5'7" to 6' tall, approximately 1 inch thick black hair and wearing a grey t-shirt and black shorts.
The investigation has revealed that two good Samaritans chased the suspect across Armour Road and then provided assistance to the victim.
Officials are asking anyone with information concerning this case, especially the good Samaritans, to contact Sergeant Michael Dahnke at (706) 225-4296.