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Woman Grabbed By Head, Thrown To Ground During Robbery In Arlington, Va.

11:48 AM, Jan 14, 2013   |    comments
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ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA) -- Arlington County police are investigating after a woman was assaulted and robbed in the 4100 block of N. 4th Street shortly after midnight on Monday.

According to police, at 12:10 a.m.  a woman was walking home from work when a man approached her from behind. He reportedly grabbed her by her head with both hands and pushed her to the ground. The man then took her purse and ran away. 

Police say the suspect is described as a black male in his late 20's, approximately 5'8" tall and 150 pounds. He had brown eyes and black hair, and was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt, black pants and a black hat.

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