Police seeking suspect in East Haven purse snatching - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police seeking suspect in East Haven purse snatching

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EAST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

East Haven police are investigating a purse snatching outside of Dunkin Donuts Tuesday morning.

A woman in her 70s was exiting her car in the parking lot at 320 Main St. just before 6:30 a.m. when a man approached her and grabbed her purse out of her hand, police said. The man fled on foot southbound on Taylor Avenue, police said.

The suspect, who was described as 6' tall, was wearing blue jeans and a baseball cap. A shirt and baseball cap were recovered on a nearby street, which police believed to connected to this incident.

The case is under investigation. The police department has several leads. Anyone with additional information about the purse snatching is called to police at 203-468-3820.

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