Fall River police search for suspect who snatched purse from woman

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) – Fall River police have asked the public for help in their search for a man who stole a purse from a woman on Monday.

Police said the incident happened just before 5 p.m.

The suspect stole a purse from a 70-year-old woman as she was leaving the Seabra Supermarket on Stafford Road. He was last seen running west on Duncan Street.

Fall River police ask anyone with information to contact Detective Luis Vertentes at (508)-324-2796 or leave an anonymous tip at (508)-672-8477.

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