Police release photos of man wanted for stealing purse | Crime
SUMTER, SC (WIS) - Sumter Police have released photos of a man who they hope the public can help them identify in a purse snatching case.
Police say just before noon Saturday, April 13th, a man forcibly grabbed the purse of a 75-year-old woman at Savannah Square Shopping Center on Pinewood Road. The victim told investigators she was walking in the parking lot when the man got out of a parked car, grabbed the purse from her arm, and drove away.
Police say the woman suffered a minor hand injury, but she did not need medical treatment.
Security photos captured the man while police say he was attempting to use the victim's debit card at several businesses and ATMs.
The suspect is described as a white, 18-25 years old, about 6 feet tall with an average build. The vehicle was described as a white, four-door Chevy Malibu.
If you recognize the man in the photos, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.
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