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Woman robbed in Schuylkill

Published January 25. 2010 05:00PM

A Schuylkill County woman was the victim of what police called a '"strong arm" robbery on Sunday. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of W. Mount Vernon St., in Shenandoah.

Troopers said Marion Andrewwsky, 65, of Shenandoah, was walking at the above stated location when a male grabbed her purse and pushed her to the ground. He then fled east on Mount Vernon.

The attacker was described as a Hispanic male in his late teens to early 20s, black hair, about five-feet, four-inches tall. Andrewsky was not injured.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

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