Purse Snatching in a Grand Falls Parking Lot

Purse Snatching in a Grand Falls Parking Lot


Thursday, November 29, 2018 ~

Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP say that at about 3:00 in the afternoon yesterday they responded to a complaint of a robbery in the CIBC parking lot in Grand Falls-Windsor.

An elderly woman, who was walking from her vehicle towards the bank, had her purse stolen by a female suspect. The suspect was chased and confronted by two bystanders. She dropped the purse and ran away

No one was injured.

The suspect was described as being in her early twenties, between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet four inches, approximately 120 pounds with dark colored hair.

RCMP stated the investigation is continuing with the assistance of Forensic Identification Services.

CIBC in Grand Falls-Windsor is located near Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium and Classic Theatre.