A woman fought off two would-be robbers who reportedly punched her in the face while trying to steal her belongings Friday afternoon in the parking lot.
The woman told police she arrived at the mall, and was retrieving items from her auto's trunk at about 3 p.m. when she was accosted by two females, who punched her in the face and attempted to steal her handbag from one arm and shopping bags from the other, according to records.
The 23-year-old victim, whose bags contained merchandise she planned to return, was parked in a lot near J.C. Penney Co., reports state.
As the woman held on to her goods and screamed for help, her attackers reportedly gave up, fleeing with another man and woman in a white Honda, police said.
The two suspects were described as African-American females in their late teens to early 20s; no descriptions were available of the two individuals in the vehicle, according to reports.
Anyone who may have witnessed or has information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Pleasanton police at (925) 931-5100.
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