Purse snatcher caught on video

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) — Police are looking for a man who snatched a purse from a woman at a Niles store.

The male suspect grabbed the purse from an elderly woman on Wednesday at the Golf Headquarters on Youngstown-Warren Rd.

Police said the man, who is 6 feet tall and weighs about 250 pounds, followed the 89-year-old woman to her car and snatched her purse.

The suspect got into a black Honda sedan with two women.

Surveillance video from the store shows the man talking on a cell phone before the theft.


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