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Shorewood - A 19-year-old woman was struck and robbed of her purse on Thursday, Nov. 17, in Shorewood.

The woman was walking home when two men approached her at the corner of Maryland Avenue and Menlo Boulevard at 10:20 p.m. One of the men struck her and attempted to steal her purse. After struggling to steal her purse, the man struck her again and was able to take her purse.

The two men fled the scene in an older model, dark blue sedan, which was waiting in the area. The incident is under investigation, and Shorewood police are asking anyone with information to call the police station at 414-847-2610.

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