Police said the woman was leaving a business at 1901 Hillandale Road shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Sept 8 when a man knocked her to the ground and took her purse. He was last seen running toward Loehmann's Plaza.
The woman suffered foot, back and arm injuries.
The man was described as black, with a dark complexion, shoulder-length dreadlocks and a muscular build.
Anyone with information about his identity is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4582, extension 29238 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.