Woman knocked to the ground and robbed of purse in Caledon parking lot

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Published October 11, 2023 at 3:27 pm

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Police are turning to the public for leads after a woman was assaulted and had her purse stolen in a Caledon parking lot last week.

The OPP says the incident happened in the parking lot of a retail store on McEwan Drive around 8 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 6).

Police say a woman was in the parking lot when she was knocked to the ground by a suspect who then stole the victim’s purse.

The woman was unhurt in the altercation, and while the investigation is ongoing police say they don’t have a description of the suspect.

Investigators are asking members of the public for tips related to the robbery.

Anyone with any information or who may have dashcam footage of the area from the time of the incident is asked to contact the Caledon OPP at (905)-584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.

You can also provide information anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers, you stay anonymous, and you never have to testify.

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