Woman robbed — A man stole a woman's purse late Friday as she left a downtown venue and started to get into her car.

The woman was not injured. Police are looking for the unarmed man, who ran away after the robbery. A description was not available.

Bloomington police said the incident occurred at 10:29 p.m., after the woman left the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts. She was grabbed from behind while entering her car in the east BCPA parking lot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bloomington police or call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s), you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.



Reporter for The Pantagraph.