Madison Police Search For Purse Snatcher

From the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type: Robbery

Incident Date: 01/21/2012 - 9:29 PM

Address: 2909 E. Washington Av (Walgreens Lot)

Suspect: black male, 25-30 years old, 5'9" tall and stocky build, black thick long afro, wearing a khaki Carhart type jacket over a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and white boots.

Victim: Female, age 51, De Forest, Wis.

Details: The victim parked her car near the front door of Walgreens. Upon exiting the car the suspect grabbed her purse and pushed her. The suspect ran with the victim chasing him and yelling for help. Another man in the area also gave chase but lost the suspect. The purse containing money and other personal items was taken. No injuries to the victim.

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