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Police: 67-year-old purse snatching victim suffers broken nose during crime

OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are looking for three men who may know something about a violent purse snatching.

On Monday evening, a 67-year-old woman was walking into the Sam’s Club in northwest Oklahoma City when her purse was snatched away from her by suspects in a passing vehicle.

The victim fell face down on the pavement and suffered several injuries, including a broken nose and had to receive more than 40 stitches.

Police believe after stealing the woman’s purse, the alleged thieves went to Walmart to purchase an airsoft rifle and pistol with the stolen credit card.

If you have any information on the crime, call CrimeStoppers at (405) 235-7300.