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Palm Coast woman fends off would be purse snatcher

6:20 AM, Dec 18, 2012   |    comments
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PALM COAST, Fla. -- A man made a failed attempt at stealing a Palm Coast woman's purse at Lake Apartment complex on Pine Lakes Parkway Saturday evening, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office.

The 33-year-old woman was returning home and still in her car at 11:24 p.m. when a man tried to grab her purse, according to Public Information Office Debra Johnson with the sheriff's office.

Johnson said she tried to give the suspect her purse but she was still sitting with the strap across her body.

The man punched her in the head several times.

She was able to get out of her car and the robber ran off.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Flagler County Sheriff's Office at (386) 313-4911.

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