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Woman Fends off Robber with Morning Coffee

Created: 12/31/2013 11:16 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Rochester Police are on the lookout after a Rochester woman says a man attempted to rob her Monday morning.

According to police a 24-year-old woman was leaving her apartment in the 1600 block of 41st St. N.W. when a suspicious man approached her. When he first approached her she went back in to her apartment building to avoid confrontation. She then exited out another door.

As she was attempting to get into her car the man ran up and grabbed toward her purse. She threw her coffee at him causing him to flee.

She described the man as 5’10” to 5’11” wearing a dark hoodie. She was not injured during the incident and nothing was taken.

Police are still investigating.

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