Police Seek Purse Snatcher who Robbed Elderly Woman

Corpus Christi police need your help locating a man who allegedly took a purse from an 83-year old woman last Friday.

It was around 3 p.m. Friday when an 83-year old woman was walking home from the HEB on Port and Tarlton. A thief approached her in the 2500 block of Halsey and took off with her purse.

The brave woman put up a good fight, but the man was still able to get away. He took off in a silver four-door car.

Surveillance footage shows the man exiting the HEB and taking off with another person in the car before the theft happened. He is described as a white male wearing a red visor, gray t-shirt, khaki shorts and white sneakers.

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-8477.


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