Rochester Woman Scares off Would-Be Purse Snatchers
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman says she and her son were confronted by two men who tried to take her purse late Sunday night.
The 41-year-old woman and her 21-year-old son were outside a building in the 2,000 block of 2nd St. SW around 11:15 p.m. when the two men demanded her purse.
Police say when the woman refused, the men pushed her son to the ground and tried to take her purse. The woman screamed and fought with the men until they left emptyhanded.
The woman wasn’t hurt but her son suffered a minor injury to his face.