Woman robbed of purse in Balboa Terrace

A woman was robbed of her purse Wednesday in the Balboa Terrace neighborhood about 8:21 p.m. near Ocean Avenue and San Fernando Way, according to police.

The robber approached the victim from behind and forcefully grabbed her purse and cellphone. The robber then fled in a late model dark green or black sedan. The woman was not physically hurt.

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