CrimeTracker 15: Thief Snatches 61-Year-Old Woman's Purse

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2012 --- 11:30 a.m.

Incident Report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type: Theft

Incident Date: 09/14/2012 - 8:16 PM

Address: 204 Cottage Grove Rd.

Suspect(s): Male, 16-20 years old, 5'9", 150 pounds, wearing a black sweatshirt.

Victim: Female, age 61, Madison

Details: A 61-year old Madison woman had her purse snatched as she walked outside of the Madison Public Library's Pinney Branch, 204 Cottage Grove Rd., last Friday evening.

The victim said the thief came up from behind her and was very fast. Her purse was later found - without the cash that had been in it - on a Buckeye Rd. lawn.

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