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Woman, 93, Injured After Purse Snatcher Knocks Her Down

A 93-year-old woman was hospitalized with a broken hip after a purse snatcher knocked her to the ground last week at a bank in Concord. Police are searching for a man who approached two women from behind in a Bank of America parking lot Friday, grabbing their purses and shoving Ann Pedersen to the ground before racing off. Mayor Libby Schaaf Meets With Oakland Neighbors The crime occurred in broad daylight as Pedersen was being escorted by a 63-year-old friend towards the bank. The suspect is described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall, with a large build, bald with a goatee. Police Video From North Bay Fires Shows Harrowing Escapes Police said he made the mistake of going inside the bank, where there are several surveillance cameras. Pedersen is a 45-year resident of Concord, according to her son. She remained hospitalized Monday after surgery for her broken hip. Her escort was uninjured. Toxic Wastewater From Oil Fields Endangers CA Water Supply Concord police hope to have the surveillance images made public Tuesday. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Pedersen family

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