Nicholasville police are looking for a man who stole an 84-year-old woman's purse and pushed her to the ground Thursday.
The woman, whom police did not identify, suffered a broken hip and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The theft happened at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The robber ran off. Police canvassed the area but did not find the culprit.
The purse was recovered on Groggins Ferry Road north of town. All the contents, including the money, were inside, and the purse was returned to the victim's family.
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Witnesses described the man as white, between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-1, with a thin build. He had short, light-brown or blond hair, and he wore a white T-shirt, blue jeans and work boots.
Anyone with information is asked to call Nicholasville police (859) 885-9467.