Woman arriving to work robbed of purse in Baldwin Park

BALDWIN PARK — A robber snatched a purse from a woman as she was arriving for work at a Baldwin Park bank early Wednesday, officials said.
A woman in her 20s had just arrived at work shortly after 9 a.m. at a bank in the 14400 block of Merced Avenue when the crime took place, Baldwin Park police Sgt. Mark Harvey said.
The robber — described as a male and Latino, wearing a black hooded sweat shirt, a baseball cap and blue jeans — snatched the woman’s purse and was last seen running north on Big Dalton Avenue, according to the sergeant. The woman was not injured.

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