Police Offer $5000 Reward To Find A Centereach Purse Snatcher

Police seeking help to find a purse thief from the Centereach Mall.

Courtesy of The Suffolk County Police
Courtesy of The Suffolk County Police
Sixth Squad detectives, along with the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are asking the public to help identify and locate a woman who stole a pocketbook earlier this month in Centereach. 

According to police, on Nov. 4, a customer was shopping in an electric scooter at the Centereach Mall Walmart, located at 161 Centereach Mall, when a woman walked up to the her and grabbed her purse. The suspect fled the store with the purse in a dark-colored Jeep. 

Police describe the woman as a white female, blond hair and a thin build. At the time of the incident, she was wearing sunglasses, a red shirt and black pants.

The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for any information that might lead to an arrest. Call 1-800-220-TIPS with any information. 


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