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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


2 Boys Due In Court, Charged With Mugging Woman In Chinatown

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two 17-year-old boys are facing felony robbery charges in connection with a purse snatching earlier this month in Chinatown.

About 6:50 p.m. Nov. 151 more words


North Texas Police Searching For Serial Wallet Thief

GRAPEVINE (KRLD) – Police in several North Texas cities are searching for a thief who is targeting women as they dine at a local restaurant chain. 193 more words


White Rock man facing charges related to purse snatching from 95-year-old

A 36-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a purse being snatched from a 95-year-old in White Rock on Wednesday.

According to police, the elderly victim, who walks with a cane and has limited eyesight, suffered minor injuries to her arm during the incident. 54 more words


Purse Thieves Targeting Asian Women, Asian Shopping Centers

GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW) – Police say a group of thieves has been targeting Asian women for purse-snatchings.

Grand Prairie police say there has been multiple parking lot purse snatching incidents in the span of one week. 150 more words