A female victim in her 60's was loading items into her vehicle trunk last night at about 9:00 pm when an unknown male suspect grabbed her purse from her arm and made off with it. The suspect fled in a 4-door vehicle, possibly grey in color. The crime occurred Tuesday night, in the "99 Ranch Market" shopping center parking lot, 1300 block of South Golden West Avenue. There is no further information on the suspect or suspect vehicle at this time.
This type of crime serves to remind us all of the importance to be aware of your surroundings and who or what is around you. If you are shopping alone, consider accepting the offer from store staff to "help you with your groceries" if asked. If you see anyone suspicious, walk back into the store and immediately report what you observe to store staff and ask them to call the police.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call APD Detectives at (626) 574-5160.