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Bayonne police: Woman, 69, fought off man who tried to rob her

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Authorities say a 69-year-old woman fought off a man who tried to rob her in front of her home in Bayonne.

According to police, the woman was standing outside Sunday around 7 p.m. when the man crossed the street and demanded her purse.

Police say the woman refused and the man tried to take it "by forcibly pulling on the strap," but the woman then kicked the would-be robber multiple times.

Police say the man then fell to the ground, and he ran off without the victim's purse.

No arrests or injuries have been reported

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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