Police say the 63-year-old victim tried to fight for her purse during the incident Friday.
On Friday afternoon, police say the victim was walking from Panera Bread at SouthPointe Pavilions when a man grabbed her purse. Police say she struggled with the man to keep it, but he got away. She ended up with a broken finger. She chased after him, along with another witness, but he threw the purse to ground and took off.
Police say he's described as a large white male in his 30's. Investigators are hoping to hear from more witnesses. If you have any information about this incident, call Lincoln Police at 402-441-7204 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.