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Woman, 92, knocked down during robbery attempt

Posted at: 04/01/2013 2:32 PM
Updated at: 04/01/2013 3:26 PM
By: Andrew Murphy

ALBANY – Police are investigating the assault of a 92-year-old woman over the holiday weekend.

According to police the woman was walking near Washington Avenue and Robin Street Saturday when an unidentified male approached her and attempted to steal her purse.

The suspect knocked her to the ground causing minor injuries. She was treated at the scene and transported to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.