Theft: Purse snatching

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a Friday morning theft.

On June 22, 2018 at approximately 10:30 a.m. the victim was walking in the area of the Charlotte Mews when an unknown male grabbed her handbag off her arm and fled the area on foot. The incident was reported to police and officers were dispatched to the area.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Wearing dark pants, a grey/black camo type t-shirt
  • Carrying a black backpack

A short time later officers located the stolen purse and wallet that had been discarded in the area. Stolen from the purse was an amount of cash and a cell phone.

Posted: June 26, 2018