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Woman Stops Robber from Taking her Purse at North Spokane Winco

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A woman refused to give up her purse to a purse-snatcher Sunday night outside a store in Spokane, and police arrested a suspect.

Police say the woman was walking to her car about 7:30 p.m. when a man tried to pull her purse away. Officer Ben Green says "She put up quite a fight."

The victim was able to grab her purse from the suspect as he was getting into his car, and did manage to get it back. She then ran back to her own car and got away with only minor injuries.

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