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BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old woman fought off a man who tried to rob her in front of her home over the weekend. reports that Bayonne police said the woman was standing outside at about 7 p.m. Sunday when the man crossed the street and demanded her purse.

Police said the woman refused and the man tried to take it “by forcibly pulling on the strap” — but the woman then kicked the would-be robber multiple times.

Police said the man then fell to the ground, and he then ran off without the victim’s purse. No arrests or injuries were reported.


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