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2 armed men take purse from woman on South Side

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN — Reports said two armed men took a purse from a woman late Tuesday in the driveway of a home in the 700 block of East Philadelphia Avenue.

Reports said a phone and money were in the purse. Police were called there at about 10:35 p.m.

This is at least the fifth armed robbery on the South Side within the last two weeks, the majority of them with the suspects being two armed men.