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Purse snatching pair apprehended for preying on women in stores

BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Some folks may find it hard to believe that in 2015 people are still leaving purses unprotected – a tempting site for someone who needs cash fast. 78 more words


63-year-old woman recalls purse snatching

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 63-year-old woman shared her side of a brazen east Memphis robbery. The woman was robbed in the parking garage of the Crescent Center, located at Poplar Avenue and Ridgeway, last week. 307 more words


63-year-old woman's purse stolen at the Crescent Center

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police say a suspect is on the run after robbing a 63-year-old woman in broad daylight. The suspect made off with her purse, but the woman didn’t give up so easily and actually took off after him. 199 more words


Woman, Male Accomplice Sought in Violent Purse-Snatching in Gardena

Police in Gardena were asking for the public’s help Tuesday identifying a couple who robbed and beat a woman as she was walking from her car to work. 203 more words

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Youth arrested in downtown purse-snatchings, second suspect sought

WATCH ABOVE: Teen boy arrested after string of purse-snatchings

TORONTO – Toronto police have arrested a youth in connection to a series of violent purse-snatchings in the downtown Toronto area over the weekend that prompted a public safety alert. 166 more words


Police investigate series of purse snatchings in downtown Vancouver

Vancouver Police say they are investigating nine purse snatchings in the downtown core over the past month and a half.

Police say the first of nine robberies and attempts happened on October 30, and the last robbery occurred on December 12. 58 more words


Recognize this guy? West Allis police say he could be connected to string of purse thefts

WEST ALLIS (WITI) — West Allis police hope you can help identify a person possibly connected to a string of purse thefts.

Officials say these crimes have happened at a store parking lot near Highway 100 and Cleveland as well as some businesses in the City of Brookfield. 36 more words