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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are investigating a purse snatching Friday that left the victim injured.

Police say it happened in the parking lot of the Dollar General at 69 N. Kerr Ave. just before 7 p.m.

The victim told police she was putting groceries in her car when a man grabbed her purse. In the process, the woman fell and hit her head on the pavement.

Police say the suspect got away with the purse in a green Acura heading south on Kerr Ave.

The victim was taken to the hospital. No word on the extent of her injuries.

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