Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Female Purse Snatcher

On Tuesday September 28, 2010 at approximately 5:15 p.m., a 76 year old woman was about to enter her car when she was pushed from behind and her purse was stolen. The victim was not injured due to the assault. The crime occurred in a parking lot in the 11700 block of Metcalf.

The suspect is an unknown race female with long dark hair, wearing a dark shirt, light colored pants and white shoes. After the crime was committed the suspect jumped into the passenger side of an awaiting car. The “getaway car” was described as a light colored four door sedan with a moon roof. The car had a temporary license tag in the upper left rear window. The car left northbound toward 115th Street.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the TIPS HOTLINE at 816-474-TIPS or the Overland Park Police at 913-344-8750.