Purse-Snatcher Strikes In Five Points
Huntsville Police are investigating a purse snatching that happened Thursday morning in Five Points.
Police say an elderly woman was leaving Star Market, using a walker. A man was waiting outside the store, ready to strike. He was wearing a suit and was clean-cut, according to witnesses.
Police say the man shoved the woman down, stole her purse and jumped in a getaway car that was waiting. The woman also lost her prescription, which was inside her purse.
Police are talking with witnesses to try to get a description of the man and the car. They say a similar incident also happened in the last week.