From Local Sources
JASPER -- A woman was battered after a young male tried to steal her purse last night in Jasper.
Police say it happened around 8:45 p.m. in the 400 block of West 9th Street.
Not many details have been released, but police need your help identifying the suspect.
He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt at the time of the incident.
He wasn’t able to get the purse, and he fled the area on foot.
Anyone with information, or surveillance video in that area, is urged to contact Jasper Police at (812) 482 – 2255 or the anonymous tip line at (812) 481 – COPS.