89-Year-Old Woman Assaulted in Virginia Robbery

A young man approached her car and fled with her purse

An 89-year-old woman was assaulted during a strong-arm robbery Friday in Virginia, according to Fairfax County Police.

The victim entered her car in the 6600 block of Loisdale Rd. in Springfield, near a shopping center, when she was approached by a man about 10:15 a.m. The man assaulted her and fled with her purse.

The man fled in a 2008-2012 Nissan Altima, and his license plate may include the numbers "2057," police said.

The woman's injuries did not require treatment at a hospital, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Fairfax County Police at 703-692-2131.

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