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Woman robbed while putting grocieries in her car at Tennant Station Way in Morgan Hill

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Morgan Hill police are on the lookout for a man who pushed and robbed a woman of her purse Monday while she was putting groceries away in her vehicle, police said today. At 7:15 p.m. Monday, the woman was in the parking lot of a market on Tennant Station Way in Morgan Hill and while placing her groceries in her vehicle, she heard a man say something to her from behind, police said.

She turned around to see what the man wanted and he demanded her purse. The woman told him “No” and the suspect pushed her to the ground, reached into her vehicle, snatched her purse and fled, according to police. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic man in his 20s who is about 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 140 to 160 pounds with dark short hair and sideburns, had a diamond earring in his right ear and wore blue jeans, police said.

A male witness told police he watched the suspect drive away in a bright blue Honda with custom black wheels and chrome on the outside, police said. Police are talking to witnesses and reviewing surveillance video. The Police Department is asking anyone who can provide a lead about the robbery to call.

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