PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to snatch the purse of an elderly woman in Center City last week.2022 Wawa Welcome America Festival Guide: Road Closures, Public Transportation Information
Police say the incident happened at 2:15 p.m. on Nov. 27 at 800 Walnut Street.READ MORE: Rhys Hoskins, Darick Hall Homer, Lead Phillies Past Nolan Arenado, Cardinals
According to the police report, the suspect attempted to steal the wallet from the purse of the 94-year-old woman inside Penn Medicine’s lobby.
The woman attempted to stop the suspect when he fled the scene, police say. He was last seen on 8th Street.MORE NEWS: CBS3 SummerFest: Catch The Ocean Breeze Without Sitting On Sand With Atlantic City Cruises
Anyone with information about the incident or suspect is asked to contact police.