A Levittown woman was thrown to the ground and robbed of her purse in her own driveway early Wednesday morning, according to Nassau County Police.
Cops said the 24-year-old victim had just parked her car and gotten out in her Crest Lane driveway when a man approached her. He threw the victim to the ground, grabbed her pocketbook containing a license and cash, and fled west on Crest Lane, police reported.
Cops said the robbery happened at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The woman suffered a cut to her elbow but declined medical assistance at the scene.
The subject is described as a white man, about 20 years old, and had dark, shoulder-length hair. He was wearing a dark short-sleeved t-shirt and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this robbery to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.