Elyria Police were called to Midway Mall Friday around 4 p.m. after a woman reported she was robbed of her purse.
The victim said she was leaving the Macy's when a white male ran at her and knocked her to the ground grabbing her purse.
She tried to hold onto it, but was unable to.
The suspect then jumped into a blue vehicle and drove away.
A man waiting for his wife heard the female screaming and saw the incident happen. He jumped out of his car and ran towards the woman.
He was able to get a license plate for the vehicle, which was turned over to police.
Police are still investigating. No arrests have been made.
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