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Man takes Christmas presents from mother of 6

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- Chattanooga police are searching for a man who snatched Christmas presents from a mother of six.

The robbery happened Thursday night on Union Avenue.

Sanmequail Smith told police that she was carrying Christmas presents into her home when she was approached by a man who asked to use her phone.

After denying him use, the suspect grabbed her shopping bag containing an XBOX360, games and controllers.

Smith struggled with the suspect but was unsuccessful.

The suspect made his way to nearby vehicle and dropped the XBOX in the process. As the vehicle fled the scene, it ran over the XBOX.

Smith described the suspect as a black male wearing a black toboggan, jacket and pants. He was between 5'07 and 5'08 and weighed between 150-170 lbs. She also described the suspect vehicle as a dark colored sedan.

Anyone who may have information on this incident is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.

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