Woman's purse snatched while leaving grocery store

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 12:00 PM
Last updated 12:03 PM
  • Follow Latest News

An Augusta woman's purse was snatched while leaving a Hephzibah grocery store Friday night.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report, the 60-year-old woman was returning a grocery cart to the front of the Bi-Lo in the 2500 block of Tobacco Road after putting groceries in her vehicle around 8 p.m. As she was walking back, a vehicle drove next to her and lowered the driver side window. The victim stated that she stopped because she thought it might be someone she knew. The driver then reached out and grabbed the victim’s purse.

The victim began running after the vehicle and yelling for help until she fell in front of a nearby McDonald’s, according to the report. Two witnesses, who saw the suspect drive off, described him as a white male, 35 to 45 years old with short brown hair. The witnesses told police he was driving a burgundy or maroon Ford Expedition.

Comments (2) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
TakeAstand
13
Points
TakeAstand 10/17/09 - 01:41 pm
0
0
What a [filtered word] Steal an old

What a [filtered word] Steal an old lady's purse because you are to sorry to get a job and support yourself. I hope they find him, and he gets the beating he deserves with lots of jail time!

april09
0
Points
april09 10/18/09 - 09:38 pm
0
0
just another piece of white

just another piece of white trash acting like a nig**er. I hope they find this [filtered word]and cut his balls off!!!

Back to Top
loading...
Top headlines

Georgia state workers, teachers pay more for health care

ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Depart­ment of Community Health.
Search Augusta jobs