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NIAGARA FALLS – A 62-year-old woman told police that her purse was snatched at noon Tuesday as she was walking on the running track outside Harry Abate School, 1625 Lockport Road.

The woman said she was walking northbound on the track when an unknown man wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt ran up from behind her and grabbed the purse off her shoulder and ran.

The purse was valued at $10 and there was $847 in cash in the purse, according to a police report.