2012-06-28 / Local & State

2 Boys Rob Woman In Car After Church

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh police say they're looking for two boys – one about 10 years old, the other about 12 – who robbed an elderly woman who gave them a ride home as she was leaving a church service.

The 84-year-old woman tells police she was leaving Mass at Holy Innocents Church late Saturday afternoon when the boys asked her for a ride.

The woman tells police they got in the back seat of her car and when she stopped at an intersection, the woman says they grabbed her purse.

The woman struggled to hold the purse, but says the boys got away with it when the strap broke. The woman crashed her car into a fire hydrant during the struggle.

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