Police: Surveillance photo shows purse-snatching suspect in a Denver grocery store
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DENVER - Denver Police are warning women about a series of purse thefts near 14th Avenue and Krameria Street.
The suspect in the thefts is described as a white male that is approximately 6-feet tall. Police say he is targeting women while they are distracted in the grocery store.
Police say the surveillance shows the suspect watching women who leave their purse alone in a shopping cart.
"When the women turn their back, the suspect takes the purse and immediately leaves the store," Denver Police said in a Crime Stoppers alert.
They add, "It is possible he has tried to conceal the purse in another bag before leaving the store."
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Callers can remain anonymous.
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