VIDEO: Toms River Police Looking for this Brazen Purse Snatcher

purse snatchVIDEO: “As part of an ongoing investigation into thefts at supermarkets in Toms River, we are asking the public’s help in identifying a suspect that has been captured in video surveillance stealing a 65 year old woman’s purse from her shopping cart,” Toms River Police said today.

The video provided is from an incident that occurred in the Shoprite located at #2 Route 37 West in the fall of 2013.

“Although this footage is dated, it is the best image so far that we have captured of this suspect.”

According to police spokesman Ralph Stocco, “the investigation leads us to believe that she continues to prey on elderly females and hope this footage aids in her apprehension.” This suspect may be involved in more recent thefts that have not been caught on camera.

She leaves the store and appears to possibly get into a dark red colored older, boxy style Ford Mustang.

She is wearing a distinctive shirt that says “Attitude Served Daily”. She is approximately 5’ 5” tall, in her 20’s and has dark hair.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Detective Roger Hull at 732-349-0150 extension 1291. [TLS]


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There are 9 Comments to "VIDEO: Toms River Police Looking for this Brazen Purse Snatcher"

  • RebRambo says:

    Preying on the elderly and infirm.
    The dregs of what this once glorious nation has become.
    Oh, she had a hard life growing up? Boo-Hoo, so did my grandparents. Oh that’s right , they didn’t have time to steal. They were on a train going somewheres…
    What a pathetic young generation we have going for us…

  • anonymous says:

    A tip for all you women out there. When you put your purse in the top of the basket run the child safety strap thru the handles of your purse and snap it shut, That will prevent someone from easily grabbing your purse and walking away as seen in the video.

  • yungerman says:

    please edit pictures before posting them
    I’m surprised to see this on the scoop

  • chaim says:

    People preying on the old or young get me sick. Pick on someone your own size you worthless piece of nothing! I pray that they catch you and you get canned for a good couple years. There you can try stealing from other inmates…just try…see the way those sweet members of society treat you..haha

  • Wondering says:

    Been studying the picture and can’t see anything in it that needs to be edited. Could you explain what I’m missing.

  • Anonymous says:

    Great camera, very clear footage.
    Invest in a good camera it will pay off in the end.

  • trtr says:

    she is so greedy she cant wait to check whats in there before she leaves the store

  • ??? says:

    why are we just seeing video? this clearly happened when it was warmer outside because no one has a coat on!

  • IfIknewthen says:

    News article said police have tied her into numerous purse snatches. However, this video is the clearest picture they have of her. So they released it in hopes of the public recognizing the thief.

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