Woman, 84, knocked down, purse snatched in front of Convenient Food Mart in Elyria

ELYRIA, Ohio - Elyria police are looking for the man who knocked over and robbed an 84-year-old woman in front of a convenient store Monday morning.

An employee at Convenient Food Mart on Cleveland Street called police just after 11:30 a.m., saying she had seen a man push a woman to the ground in front of the store.

The victim told police she was walking toward the store when she was knocked over and robbed of her purse. She said her purse had about $120, her driver's license and medical cards.

The suspect remains on the loose.

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