Suspect snatches purse from elderly woman in Cleveland church parking lot

Suspect snatches purse from elderly woman in Cleveland church parking lot
(Source: Cleveland police)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected purse snatcher.

The man is accused of grabbing the purse from a 75-year-old woman as she walked through St. Mary’s Church parking lot in the 15500 block of Holmes Avenue.

The woman told police that she was robbed while arriving to work at the church on Sunday morning.

Police say the suspect is an African-American male in his 20s weighing approximately 160 pounds and wearing a light-colored sweatshirt and dark pants at the time of the incident.

Anybody with information regarding the suspect’s identity, contact the Cleveland Police Department immediately.

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