Police seek purse snatcher

Hamilton, ON, Canada / AM900 CHML

Police have released surveillance images, and are asking for the public’s help, as they try to identify a female suspect in a purse snatching.

The victim is an 87 year old Hamilton woman who was shopping at the FreshCo on Barton Street East on the afternoon of June.20th, when a stranger struck up a conversation in the frozen food section.

Investigators say the suspect then reached inside her buggy, scooped up the purse and quickly walked away.

The suspect is described as a white female with a medium build. She was wearing a black t-shirt with white wording on the front, a black/navy striped skirt and a grey and green baseball hat with sunglasses

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