A 73-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed of her purse in Annandale Tuesday night, police say.
The woman was walking from a bus stop in the 7900 block of Heritage Drive at around 8 p.m. when she was approached by four men. One of the men came up from behind, grabbed her purse and struck her several times.
The group then fled the area.
The victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
If you have any information that can help police, call the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131.