Saturday, February 15, 2014

Crime News

Purse Snatching

Mounties seek suspect on bicycle, elderly woman unhurt

Staff/Voice photos


An elderly woman sits inside an RCMP cruiser near Young Rd and Princess Ave after her purse was taken Saturday.


hilliwack RCMP are on the hunt for a suspect in his 20s after a senior's purse was snatched when she left the bank at Princess and Young Rd.


Fortunately, the victim was not hurt in the robbery.


The suspect is described as Caucasian, 20's, slim build, wearing a blue hoodie and riding a bicycle. It's not known if any money was inside the purse. The woman was later driven home by Mounties.


Anyone having information about this crime please contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


More details later as they emerge.



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