Man Caught On Video Ripping Off Woman's Purse In Flatbush, BrooklynPolice released surveillance video late Friday of a man ripping a purse off a woman with her young child nearby in Brooklyn.
Strangers Step In After Broad-Daylight Purse Snatching In Woodbury, Long IslandStrangers came to the rescue on Long Island this week, when they saw two women in need following a wild purse snatching.
Freehold Residents On Edge Following String Of Purse Snatching AttacksPolice want women in the Freehold Township area to keep an eye out for a man tied to several aggressive attacks on women that began in April.
Woman, 68, Accused Of Snatching Purses In BrooklynA 68-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with snatching two purses from restaurants in Park Slope and Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Report: Bouncer Captures Suspect After West Village RobberyA bouncer working security in a West Village bar was credited in a published report with capturing a man who allegedly had just mugged a woman early Saturday.
Police Arrest Cody Santiago, Suspect In Purse Snatching Of Elderly Wheelchair-Bound WomanThe heartless nature of the crime stunned viewers who saw surveillance video of it. In the tape, a man can be seen simply reaching into the lap of Catalina Mateo, grabbing her purse, and sprinting away.
NYPD: Brooklyn Suspect Snatched Purse From Elderly, Wheelchair-Bound WomanAuthorities said the incident took place at the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Bleecker Street in Bushwick on Wednesday, July 20, shortly after 1:00 p.m.
Queens Woman, 23, Fatally Shot In Botched Purse SnatchingPolice are looking for the muggers who shot and killed a Queens woman Sunday night during an attempted robbery.
Police Arrest 2 In LI Purse Snatching CasesPolice arrested two people in connection with the latest string of purse snatchings in Nassau County.
Woman Stops L.I. Purse Snatching By Fighting Back A Manhattan woman who had her purse snatched turned the tables on a fleet-footed robbery suspect and got back more than her pocket book.
Police Warn Shoppers Of Pickpockets & Purse-Snatchers Police in Paramus said thieves often target people carrying their purses loosely and focus on mothers because they can become distracted tending to their children.