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BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - The Bluefield Police Department is on the lookout for a man who allegedly took a woman's purse after church Sunday.

Patrolman J.D. Shrewsbury says the incident occurred outside the Long John Silvers restaurant on Cumberland Road at 12:40 p.m.

A white male, described as younger, approximately 6'3" with no facial hair, attempted to grab the woman's purse. A struggle ensued before the suspect cut the strap and fled with the purse.

The suspect left in a silver Chevy Malibu.

The purse contained approximately $550 in cash, as well as checks and other personal items.

If you have any information on the suspect, contact the Bluefield PD at 304-327-6101.

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