PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP, OH — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man accused of trying to snatch a purse from an elderly woman at a grocery store. 121 more words
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EDMONTON – Police are investigating after another purse snatching in south Edmonton.
Since Jan. 21, there have been five separate similar personal robberies. The most recent case happened on Sunday, in a grocery store parking lot in the area of 97 Street and 23 Avenue. 280 more words
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In the wake of several deadly purse snatchings in Philadelphia, dozens rallied Saturday to call for an end to violence against women. 138 more words
A purse snatching attempt in the parking lot of the Cannery Casino in North Las Vegas left a 79-year-old woman injured January 18th. She held on to the purse, even after being knocked to the ground and dragged, forcing the would-be robber to give-up and jump into a silver Volkswagen Jetta, where he and the driver sped away. 215 more words
CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – Coral Gables Police are looking for a man wanted for the strong armed robbery of a University of Miami student.
According to police, a female student was on the 1500 block of Albenga Avenue when a man approached her and forcibly grabbed her purse and iPhone. 258 more words
In fairness, this news article is about two young men I have known since they were in grade school. Imagine their mother’s heartbreak, seeing one of her two eldest children in the television news, wanted for committing a violent crime. 205 more words