Rochester woman injured in attempted robbery on Lake Ave

Police say the woman was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. (Photo: MGN)

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Police say a Rochester woman was injured during an attempted robbery Friday evening.

It happened just before 5:45 p.m. on Lake Avenue.

According to police, the 40-year-old woman was walking with a friend when she was accosted by two men who threatened her with what appeared to be a handgun.

The suspects demanded money from her when a struggle ensued and one of the suspects struck her in the head with the gun, according to police.

The suspect ran away without any of the victim's property. They were last seen running north on Lake Avenue.

The victim was taken to Rochester General Hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Anyone with information should call 911.





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