Woman hurt in robbery at Macon Mall parking lot

A woman was taken to the hospital after being mugged this morning in the parking lot of the Sears Auto Center at Macon Mall.

Police said the woman suffered bruises as the robber slung her to the ground while taking her purse shortly after 10 a.m.

Investigators on the scene said they were headed to the hospital to question the victim to learn more about the robber and determine whether he was armed.