A woman told Macon police an armed man driving a dark-colored vehicle robbed her in a shopping center parking lot on Presidential Parkway.
The woman, whose name was not released, told police she had just left the Ross store about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and was putting her purchases in the trunk of her car, according to a news release from police public information officer Jami Gaudet.
The victim said a black man approached her and that she tried to run back inside the store. She told police the man grabbed her purse, knocking her down in the parking lot. The suspect then fled. Police did not immediately provide any additional description of the man or his automobile.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Macon police at 751-7000 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.