South Seattle

60-year-old woman robbed in South Seattle

SEATTLE - A 60-year-old woman sustained minor injuries Friday evening after being robbed in Rainier Valley.

Police say the woman had just left a Metro bus near 38th Ave S. and S. Cloverdale St. and was on her way to visit a friend when a man in dark clothing snatched her purse.

The robber knocked her to the ground and caused a small abrasion on the back of her head. She was treated by Seattle Fire crews and released at the scene.

Police have no suspects despite an exhaustive search of the area.