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Elderly woman assaulted, robbed in Annandale

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Fairfax County Police say a group of young men assaulted and robbed a 73-year-old woman in Annandale, Va., Tuesday.

According to police, the woman was walking from a bus stop around 8 p.m. in the 7900 block of Heritage Drive when she was approached by the group.

One of the suspects reportedly came up behind her and grabbed her purse. He then threatened and struck her several times. Then the men fled the scene.

The victim escaped and was transported to the hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police described suspects as two Hispanic and two black young men.

Anyone with information about this attack is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637. Fairfax County Police can also be reached at 703-691-2131.

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