Police Release Suspect Description in Purse Snatchings

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Topeka Police are asking for help finding the person they believe nabbed three purses from three women within 15-minutes Saturday.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, between 5'10 and 6' and weighing 150-160 pounds. He was driving what is described as a 1990s maroon Oldsmobile Alero. The tag on the vehicle was a stolen dealer tag of D2289E.

The incidents happened just before noon Saturday near Huntoon and Gage. Officers say the suspect approached women and took or tried to take their purses.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers, (785) 234-0007.

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