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82 year old woman injured during robbery

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GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -- A woman is treated in the hospital after being injured in a robbery Saturday afternoon.

At 1:15pm, 82-year-old Rita Deitsch was walking to her residence Green Township when a man grabs her purse from her shoulder.

Deitsch fell to the ground and suffered minor injuries. She was transported to Mercy Franciscan Hospital for treatment.

The man fled the scene on foot towards Werk Road. K-9 units were on the scene trying to locate the suspect but was unsuccessful.

The suspect is in his early 20's,  5 feet 9 inches and weighs between 160-170 pounds. The suspect has a stocky build and was wearing a black bandana and all dark clothing.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's office is currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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