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Teens target woman on Vernon rails-to-trails

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A woman reported being robbed by a group of teens on Vernon's rails-to-trails.

The incident happened Oct. 4 around 2:30 p.m. on Vernon Avenue between Linden Place and Grand Avenue.

The woman reported that three boys, between the ages of 13 and 15, demanded money and pushed her to the ground.

The boys were described as having light brown hair and wearing long pants and t-shirts.

They ran south on Vernon Avenue toward Grand Avenue.

The victim had only minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Vernon police at 860-872-9126 extension 219.

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