Police in El Cerrito are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who followed a woman and snatched her purse in broad daylight even after she used a pot to fight him off.
An elderly woman has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she was attacked by a purse snatcher Wednesday in the Western Addition, San Francisco police said.
A Palo Alto police officer was on patrol in the 700 block of Waverley Street at about 9:50 p.m. Saturday when he noticed a woman running after another person and yelling “She stole my purse,” police said.
A woman suffered minor injuries when two suspects pulled her to the ground in an attempted purse-snatching in Pleasant Hill earlier this week.
A man was arrested after allegedly attacking and robbing a couple outside a nightclub in San Francisco’s Fillmore District early Sunday morning, a police spokeswoman said Monday.
A dispute over a parking spot in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday morning led to a fight and a purse snatching, police said Monday.
Two people have been arrested in connection with several recent purse thefts in Sonoma and Napa counties, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.
A woman had her purse snatched while walking in San Francisco’s Richmond District early Wednesday morning, police said.
A woman was pepper-sprayed and had her purse snatched in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Monday afternoon, police said.
A woman was critically injured when she was knocked to the ground during a purse snatching in San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood late Thursday night, police said.