A man tried to take the purse and then the infant child of an 18-year-old woman waiting for a bus in Salt Lake City Wednesday night.
The woman was waiting at the bus stop at 1295 S. State when a man tried to take her purse, a Salt Lake police report said. The two struggled over the purse, but the woman was able to keep it.Then the man pulled a blanket that was covering the woman's infant off of the baby and tried to grab the child, the report said. Again the man and woman fought, and finally the man gave up and fled.
The woman and her child were taken to Salt Lake Regional Medical Center where they were treated for minor injuries and released. The man who accosted them is still at large.