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Purse Snatcher

Video Shows Purse Snatcher Repeatedly Running Over, Killing Woman in Walmart Parking Lot, Police say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.17.2015 | Crime

In a sickening attack captured on video, a man appears to have repeatedly run over and killed a Georgia woman while attempting to steal her purse in a...

Witness to a Theft: Thoughts on Simple Proactivism

Kimann Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Kimann Schultz

However safe we feel in our most familiar environments, we must be vigilant and simply aware of who is present in our immediate area.

WATCH: Purse Snatcher Breaks Through Glass Window To Escape

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

Police in Perth, Australia, are looking for a man who stole a purse from a 50-year-old at a local shopping center along with an accomplice. One sus...

Witness Trips Purse-Snatcher With Cane To Thwart Getaway

Posted 11.15.2012 | Chicago

An robbery suspect was tripping--literally--after snatching the purse of a woman in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood Tuesday night. 19-year-old Cheri...

Dear Thief, This Holocaust Survivor Is Coming For You, And She's PISSED

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.23.2012 | Good News

Bertha Presz is a 77-year-old grandmother who survived the Holocaust. So when she had her purse stolen at a Queens grocery store a couple weeks ago, i...

Grocery Store Employee Catches Purse Snatcher, Gets Fired

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jackson Williams

A produce manager at a Randalls grocery store in Texas followed a purse snatcher in hot pursuit, catching up to the perp. The purse was retrieved, but he was ultimately fired over the incident.