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3 thieves steal 2 purses within 1 hour

NEW ORLEANS – Two purse snatchings occurred yesterday afternoon within one hour and just blocks apart.

Two men and a woman approached a 91-year-old woman from behind in the 4900 block of Carondelet Street at 2:55 p.m. 91 more words


Man booked for dragging woman, stealing purse in the Marigny

NEW ORLEANS — A 29-year-old man is behind bars, accused of trying to drag a woman into a vehicle before stealing her purse and violently slamming her to the ground in the Marigny. 175 more words


Woman's purse snatched in Greensboro shopping center parking lot

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two days before Christmas, Angela Updegrove was at the Wendover Place Shopping Center in Greensboro finishing up some last-minute shopping.

She parked her car near Dick’s Sporting Goods. 328 more words


Winnipeg police seeking witnesses to downtown assault

Police want to talk to anyone who might have seen an attempted purse snatching in the city centre earlier this month.

Officials said a woman was walking in the 300 block of Donald Street around 7:50 p.m. 176 more words


Purse-Snatchers Hit Northwest Side

(CBS) — Purse snatchers have struck six times over the last 11 days on Chicago’s Northwest Side.

They’re knocking women to the ground and grabbing their bags. 96 more words


NYPD: One Suspect Stole Woman's Purse Near Chelsea Nightclub, Another Impersonated Cop

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Tuesday night for three suspects – one of whom allegedly stole a woman’s purse outside a high-end Chelsea nightclub, and another of whom allegedly falsely claimed he was a police officer. 261 more words


Man Robbed, Stole Purse From Woman In Greenwich Village Building, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Sunday evening for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman and ripped away her handbag in the foyer of a Greenwich Village apartment building. 173 more words