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Police: Help us find purse snatcher • Brooklyn Paper

Police: Help us find purse snatcher

Red-hooded purse snatcher: Police are searching for this man, who is wanted for pillaging a purse inside of a Canarsie diner. The suspect is described as 20-years-old, weighing 170-pounds, and was last seen wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt and glasses.
Source: NYPD

Police are hunting for a red-hooded purse-snatcher who socked a Canarsie diner during a recent theft.

The sticky-fingered crook entered the E. 95th Street eatery near Avenue L at 2:40 pm on March 25 and pillaged a woman’s purse, taking her wallet and cell phone, cops said.

The suspect is described as 20-years-old, weighing 170-pounds, and was last seen wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt and glasses. When the woman protested, the suspect hit her, officials said.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery suspect is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577–8477.

Reach reporter Colin MIxson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4514.

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