A suspect tried to grab a woman’s purse Monday afternoon outside the South Columbus Branch Library, reports state.
The attempted robbery happened about 5:45 p.m. outside the 2034 S. Lumpkin Road library, police said. The suspect tried to grab a 41-year-old woman’s purse, though he failed and fled the area.
The woman was uninjured, police said.
The suspect is a 14- to 18-year-old black male, 5-foot-7 and 130 pounds. He wore blue jean shorts, a black shirt and had a book bag, reports state.