Fall River Police seek larceny suspect

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) – Police in Fall River are seeking the help of the public in identifying the suspect wanted for stealing a purse from a grocery store shopper.

Officers responded to the Price Rite Supermarket at 866 Pleasant Street in Fall River around 12:00 p.m. May 25 for reports of a stolen purse.

Surveillance video shows a Caucasian woman with blonde hair, believed to be between the ages of 50 and 60, removing a purse from the victim’s shopping cart before leaving the store.

The victim told Police she had cash, credit cards, and an Apple iPad Pro inside of her purse at the time of the theft.

Police are seeking to apprehend the suspect. If located she faces Larceny from Person charges.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact Fall River Police Officer Adam Katz at AKatz@FRPD.org or 508-676-8511.

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