Purse snatched

Walnut Creek Police

Man Snatches Elderly Woman’s Purse, Knocks Her Down In Walnut Creek Mall Garage

An elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a strong-arm robbery in a mall parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday night.


Police said these two people are suspected in a purse snatching on a Light Rail train on February 6, 2013. The woman is described as 5'6", 190 pounds with dark, wavy hair. The man is described as 5'7, 190 pounds. Both were seen riding bicycles. (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Seek Man, Woman In Light Rail Purse Snatching

San Jose police are seeking a man and a woman suspected of assaulting a woman and stealing her purse at a light transit rail station last month in San Jose before fleeing on bicycles.



Woman’s Purse Snatched At Gunpoint Near SF’s Levi’s Plaza

A 60-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night while walking near San Francisco’s Levi’s Plaza.


Credit Cards

SF Purse Snatching Victims Get Phones, Credit Cards Returned

San Francisco resident Julia Erlandson thought she would lose more than $17 when she was robbed Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011

Jean Quan, Oakland mayor. (CBS)

Oakland City Councilwoman Jean Quan Robbed

Police say an Oakland city councilwoman and mayoral candidate had her purse snatched while walking to her neighborhood supermarket.

CBS San Francisco–09/19/2010