Suspect sought in connection with a purse snatching incident in Broken Arrow

Monday, October 24th 2005, 11:27 am
By: News On 6

Broken Arrow Police are looking for a man who snatched a woman's purse over the weekend.

Officers say she was putting packages in her car, when the suspect came up behind her and grabbed her purse, knocking her to the ground.

It happened in the 700 block of West New Orleans Saturday afternoon. The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20's, about 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds. He was wearing a dark Bomber style jacket, baggy blue jeans and a dark colored dew rag on his head.

He fled the scene in a red 90's model two-door Pontiac Grand Am, driven by another man.

Anyone with information about this robbery can Broken Arrow Police at 451-8200.