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Victim: Bicycle-riding thief peddled up, grabbed purse
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Victim: Bicycle-riding thief peddled up, grabbed purse

Police said a woman who reported her purse was stolen Sunday night told officers the thief peddled up on a bicycle.

The Madison Police Department said a 43-year-old Madison woman was walking on the 6300 block of Raymond Road at 9 p.m.

Several young men on bikes peddled up behind the woman, according to the report. One of them, described as a teen, grabbed the woman's purse and rode off.

The purse was green with an orange bottom, orange straps and had a gold-colored "G" on its side.

The purse-snatcher was described as black, 15 or 16 years old with short dreadlocks. He was wearing a white T-shirt and dark shorts, police said.

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