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Myrtle Beach woman reports purse snatching by man on bike

A Myrtle Beach woman told police a man riding a bicycle stole her purse as he passed by her on the street, according to a police report.

The 19-year-old woman told police she was riding her bicycle along Mr. Joe White Avenue just after midnight Thursday when the man rode toward her, police said.

The woman said she had to stop her bicycle so she didn’t run into the man and when he rode by her he grabbed her purse out of her left hand and quickly rode away, according to the report. The woman said the man didn’t speak to her and rode out of her sight.

When the woman got to her apartment she called police to report the incident.

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