Sunday, April 13, 2014

Crime News

Sunday Steal

Police seek thug on bicycle after elderly woman's purse snatched

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A woman is shaken and upset after her purse was stolen by a suspect on a bicycle.


man on a bicycle, rode by the A&W Restaurant on First Ave and snatched a woman's purse just after 7 p.m. on Sunday.


The woman wasn't injured, however she was very shaken up.


Police immediately fanned out in search of a Caucasian man riding a large frame red mountain bike. He is described as being tall and thin and last seen wearing a black hoodie with the word "Choppers" on the back.


Reports were the purse had a cell phone in it, however it was turned off and they could not get a location on it. The purse was not immediately found. More details as they become available later.


If you witnessed this or have knowledge of it, please contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).



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