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 www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.