PSLPD looking for thief who snatched woman’s purse in Walmart parking lot
On January 2, 2019 at 1:50pm, PSLPD responded to a purse theft at the Walmart parking lot located at 1675 NW St Lucie West Blvd. The victim reported that she was walking to her vehicle when a black male with corn rows grabbed her purse from the shopping cart and ran to a vehicle.
@PSLPolice warns citizens of Purse Snatching. This one occurred at SLW WalMart Pking lot suspect pulled up in his car got out then grabbed a purse out of a shopping cart as the victim was going to her car. pic.twitter.com/BNYXZym4db
— Port St. Lucie PD (@PSLPolice) January 7, 2019
The video shows the vehicle stop behind where the victim walks between two cars. The suspect jumps out, runs, grabs the purse and then jumps back into the car which pulls away. The incident in totality took 6 seconds.
The vehicle and suspects (driver and passenger) fled southbound from the scene.
If anyone has information pertaining to the above incident or suspects, please contact: Det. Christopher Capozzi Office # (772)871-5230 You can be anonymous, call Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers 800-273-TIPS (8477)