Man reportedly attempts to snatch woman's purse outside Hickory - | WBTV Charlotte

Man reportedly attempts to snatch woman's purse outside Hickory church

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HICKORY, NC (WBTV) -

A man allegedly attempted to rob a woman in a church parking lot in Hickory Wednesday night. 

Burke County deputies say it happened outside the White Oak Baptist Church, off of Hickory Airport Road near the Hickory Regional Airport. 

A man approached a woman in the parking lot and tried to steal her purse, deputies say. The man reportedly ran off after the failed attempt. 

It was dark at the time and the only description provided was that the robber was a man. 

The woman was not hurt. 

Deputies are continuing to investigate the attempted robbery. 

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