MONTGOMERY COUNTY, NY – The Montgomery County Sheriff's
Office is seeking public assistance in identifying an alleged serial purse snatcher.
The Sheriff's Office says a female has committed four separate purse larcenies
since June 16. Two of the crimes happened on July 11 and July 12.
The suspect is targeting elder females who have momentarily
left their purses unattended in shopping carts. The crimes have happened at
Wal-Mart, Price Chopper, and Hannaford.
The alleged female suspect is described as a white female, approximately
40-years-old, and long dark hair that goes down to her lower back and is
generally in a ponytail. Her vehicle is described as dark in color, four-door
sedan, possibly a black Toyota Camry.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Montgomery
County Sheriff's Office at (518) 853-5500.