Purse snatching suspect sought in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police are looking for a man who stole a purse from a 40-year-old women at a Shop-N-Go.

The crime happened on Monday, October 5 shortly after 7:45 p.m. Police say the suspect approached the woman and grabbed her purse. The woman tried to fight off the suspect but the purse strap broke, and the man was able to get away with the purse.

The suspect is known to frequent the Shop-N-Go store and the Huntersville neighborhood. He has been described as a black man, about 5’5″-5’6″ in height, weighing 150-160 pounds.

If anyone knows the identify of the suspect, or any information about the incident, please contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)  or text “NORFOLK” and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)

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