Rochester, MN ( KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman returning home from work Thursday became a robbery victim - inside her secure apartment building.

The 23-year-old lives at the Essex Park Apartments complex along 41st St NW.

The woman told police a strange man was standing inside the building as she entered around 6:00 PM and as she walked past, he grabbed her purse and ran. The woman was not injured.

She told officers the purse contained a small amount of cash, credit cards and her drivers license. She described the man as black, in his 20s with a medium build.

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