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Police Investigate Second Elderly Purse-Snatching in Pennsville

PENNSVILLE Twp., N.J., (CBS) – Police are investigating a second purse-snatching incident in Pennsville Township, Salem County.

Around 1 p.m. Friday, Pennsville Police say an elderly woman was followed into the Pennsville Acme at the 200 block of N. 230 more words


Crisis-related crimes skyrocketing in Italy

According to Italian consumers’ association Codacons, the crisis is greatly increasing the number of thefts, larcenies, robberies and purse-snatches in the country.

For example, house larcenies in Italy increased by 65 percent between 2010 and 2013, while the goods stolen every year by shoplifter are valued 3 billion euros. 57 more words


Good Samaritans Take Down Alleged Purse Snatcher

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Good Samaritans helped take down an alleged purse snatcher as he ran away from the victim.

The victim said she walked past a man at NE 82nd Street and NE 3rd Avenue Sunday afternoon and then felt her purse get pulled from her shoulder.  119 more words


Police Search for Purse Snatcher Caught on Camera

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