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Woman’s purse snatched in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS – A 70-year-old woman was knocked down and her purse was stolen at 10 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Portage Road.

The victim said she was screaming as a man took her purse. A witness saw the woman screaming and started beeping her horn, which caused him to run off into a nearby cemetery.

The suspect took the purse, which contained her wallet with personal cards and driver’s license. as well as $50 in cash and $38 VISA gift card.