SEAFORD - Police say a woman was knocked to the ground in Seaford while struggling with a purse snatcher yesterday.

The incident happened in the afternoon at the Pathmark Shopping Center on Merrick Road.

Police say the victim was bruised when a thief in a car grabbed her purse and knocked her over.

Last Friday, police arrested two suspects in a string of 14 purse snatchings in Nassau County targeting women.

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