On Wednesday, Nov. 26th around 11 a.m., Newark Police responded to reports of a purse snatching in the area of East Main Street and Tyre Avenue.
It happened Sunday in a parking lot in Bensalem, Bucks County. The bag was eventually found, minus $120 in cash and a debit card.
Police are searching for the man who pushed down a 74-year-old woman and then stole her purse in Burlington City, New Jersey.
Police are investigating a second purse-snatching incident in Pennsville, Salem County.
The City of Philadelphia is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect wanted for a series of robberies/purse snatches in the Overbrook section of the city.
In the wake of several deadly purse snatchings in Philadelphia, dozens rallied Saturday to call for an end to violence against women.
Police say 49-year-old woman was shot in the leg during an attempted purse snatching early Saturday morning.
Police in East Whiteland, Chester County are warning shoppers to be extra cautious this holiday season, keeping a close watch on purses, handbags and wallets.
The incident happened at 10:53 a.m. when an 85-year-old woman was inside of the Superfresh grocery store on New Castle Avenue in New Castle.