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WOMAN REPORTS PARKING LOT MUGGING

A 76-year-old woman was thrown to the ground in a Delaware Avenue lot late Friday afternoon by a mugger, Central District officers reported.

The victim told officers she was entering her vehicle in a rear lot in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue, at Trinity Place, when a man approached her. He threw her to the ground and tried to take her purse, injuring the woman's finger when she resisted.

The mugger took a gold bracelet from the woman before running west on Trinity, according to police reports. The robbery occurred at about 5:40 p.m.