On Thursday December 23, 2010 at about 6:00 P.M., a 77 year old woman was placing groceries in her car when a man grabbed her purse from her shoulder and pulled it away from her. During the attack the woman was spun around and fell down injuring her left hand. Several shoppers came to her aid and called the police.
The suspect in this crime is described as a white male in his mid 20’s, 5’ 6” to 5’ 7”, wearing a light colored sweatshirt and white stocking hat. He left in a gold colored Mazda 4 door that was occupied by one other person.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Overland Park Police at 913-344-8750 or the TIPS HOTLINE at 816-474-TIPS.