Woman suffers minor injures after downtown robbery

A woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries after being robbed downtown Tuesday afternoon.

Regina Police were called to the 1800 block of Hamilton Street around 4:15 p.m. after the woman indicated she was walking south when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her purse breaking the straps, then knocked her to the ground before running away on foot.

The suspect was last seen running north bound in the alley between Hamilton Street and Rose Street.

Police described the suspect as a man around 5’8″, with a heavier build.

He was wearing a black and white hoodie with the hood pulled up and blue jeans.

Anyone with more information is asked to call Regina Police or Crime Stoppers.

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