Petaluma police are investigating a strong-arm robbery that occurred in the city Saturday morning. The robbery occurred shortly after 9:05 a.m. near the intersection of Washington and Liberty streets, according to police. A female victim was walking to her vehicle with her wallet in her hand when a man approached her, grabbed her wallet, and knocked her to the
ground, police said. The victim chased the suspect, who got into a vehicle driven by a female suspect. The vehicle was last seen traveling east on Washington Street, according to police. The suspect who grabbed the wallet from the victim is described as
a black man in his 20s who is thin and has dreadlocks. The driver is described as a black woman in her 20s with braids in her hair, police said. The victim suffered a minor abrasion to her hand, but it did not need treatment. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Petaluma police Officer Parnow at (707) 778-4372.
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