Men on Moped snatch elderly woman's purse in Wal-Mart parking lot

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - An elderly woman is recovering in the hospital after two men on a Moped tried to snatch her purse.

Police said the incident happened at the Wal-Mart at 601 Englewood Parkway around 6:20 p.m. Friday.

Two men on a Moped had tried to drive by the woman and steal her purse, said Brad Johnson of the Englewood Police Department.

"Witnesses stated when the suspects grabbed the purse strap the victim was thrown to the ground and struck her head on the pavement," Johnson said.

The two men fled the scene.

The woman was taken to Swedish Medical Center for treatment. Johnson said she has a closed head injury and is listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information in this robbery is asked to call Englewood police at 303-762-2460 or 303-762-2438.