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Police Seek Northwest Purse Snatcher

(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–Metro Police have released surveillance video of a man they say is a suspect in a string of purse snatchings and robberies in the northwest area.

Women are targeted in parking lots of retail and grocery stores as well as casinos. Police say in one case a woman was injured as the suspect ripped a wallet from her hands.

In the photo accompanying this post, the suspect was photographed entering a grocery store in the Centennial Hills area on Ann Road. He exited the business, then robbed a woman of her wallet  in the parking lot, speeding off in a vehicle, also pictured here.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department RobberySection at 702-828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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