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Police Look For Serial Purse Snatcher In Brighton Beach

Police are looking for this man in connection with four purse snatchings in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police are looking for this man in connection with four purse snatchings in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are searching for a man they say snatched purses from four women in Brooklyn last month.

Police on Saturday said the man forcibly took the women’s purses in the Brighton Beach neighborhood on Jan. 21, 24, 25 and 29.

They say his victims include two 61-year-old women, a 71-year-old woman and a 75-year-old woman.

IIn all cases police say the women reported minor injuries.

Police ask anyone with information to call their confidential crime stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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