Grosse Pointe Woods Purse Snatcher On The Loose

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS, MI – Another low life is on the loose needs to be caught.  The Grosse Pointe Woods Police are asking for the public’s help.

The elderly 83 year old victim was loading bags into her trunk on Nov. 26 in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy on Mack Avenue when this robbery occurred.

He knocked her to the ground after he drove his maroon Ford Ranger pickup truck next to her so he could reach out to grab the victims purse.  Once he had hold of her purse, he drove away dragging his victim. She was knocked to the ground breaking her hip and causing injury to an elbow.  She is now in a rehab.

Shortly after the robbery the thief was caught on two security cameras using the victim’s credit cards at another CVS Pharmacy and Speedway gas station in Harrison Township.

He is described as white, mid-20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, brown hair with a beard.  He was driving was a maroon Ford Ranger with an extended cab. In the bed of the pickup truck was a frame for a Tonneau cover.

He is also linked to two other known crimes in the area.  Help put this crook behind bars !

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grosse Pointe Woods Police Department at 313-343-2412.

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