Woman’s purse stolen in parking lot

A Minot woman had her purse stolen near Dakota Square Mall Saturday evening.

The Minot Police Department states an unidentified male grabbed the purse of a 64-year-old woman and pushed her down in the parking lot of Marketplace Foods at Dakota Square around 7:30 p.m. The suspect ran off with the purse while the woman sustained a minor injury from the fall. The identity of the victim was not released by police.