Get involved! Send your photos, video, news & views by texting DEVON NEWS to 80360 or email us
Purse snatcher sought in Plymouth
1:00pm Monday 28th October 2013 in News
Police in Plymouth are appealing for information after a woman had her purse containing a large sum of cash snatched in the city centre.
The incident took place on Frankfurt Gate at around 1105 on Thursday, 24 October 2013.
The 40-year-old victim was carrying her purse which contained around £600 as she planned to buy stock for her business.
A man snatched the purse from her hand and ran off.
The suspect is described as being in his mid to late 30s, of medium build, around 5ft 8in tall and with short, dark greasy hair.
He was originally wearing a grey zip-up hooded top which he discarded after running away from the scene. He was then seen wearing a white shirt featuring blue square lines.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police on 101, quoting crime reference EC/13/10380.
Comments are closed on this article.