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MSP Investigating Robbery Outside of Berlin Wal-Mart

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BERLIN, Md.- Police are investigating a strong-armed robbery that happened at the Wal-Mart on Route 50 on Friday night.

According to Maryland State Police, a woman reported that while at the Red Box in the store's entrance, an unknown black man grabbed her purse from her shopping cart and ran into the parking lot.

Police say the woman then chased the man through the parking lot, where the suspect got into the passenger side of a teal hatchback car and rode away.

During the struggle for the purse, police say the man punched the woman in the face.

The woman told police a heavyset white woman with dirty blond hair was driving the car.

Police say the suspect is described as a black man, in his late 30's to early 40's, tall with a thin build.

The vehicle is described as a teal blue two door hatchback, possibly a Geo Metro. Anyone with information regarding the identities of the suspects are asked to contact the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack at 410-641-3101. 

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