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Suspected purse snatcher caught on camera

Posted at 10:08 AM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 19:02:52-05


Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected purse thief.

According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, a 78-year-old woman shopping  for vitamins in the pharmacy department of the Walmart at 6100 Saratoga Boulevard on Tuesday, when she noticed her purse was missing.


The woman contacted the store’s loss prevention office, who reviewed security camera footage and found the incident on video.

Footage shows a woman, wearing white or khaki pants and a black shirt, taking the purse from the victim’s cart and then walking away.


Anyone with information about this suspected purse thief is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit information online at .

CCPD says information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and could earn a cash reward.