Man tries to rob woman working at SE Wichita church

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WICHITA, Kan. -- A woman suffered minor injuries when a suspect tried to rob her while she was at work in a southeast Wichita church.

It happened shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday at New Hope Christian Church, located at 1400 South George Washington Drive. According to police, a 56-year-old woman was sitting at her desk when a man walked in and shoved her to the ground, breaking her glasses.

The suspect then grabbed her purse from under the desk and began looking through it. When he didn't find anything he wanted, he left.

The suffered scratches to her face, but was not seriously injured. The suspect was described as a black male wearing sunglasses, a black hoodie and leather gloves.

No arrests have been made.

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