SAVANNAH, GA (February 6, 2017): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s West Chatham Precinct seeks to identify a male suspected of stealing a victim’s purse at a Walmart on the 6000 block of Ogeechee Road on Nov. 9.
At about 11:30 a.m., Metro officers responded to the scene. Reportedly, the victim was standing in line with her purse in a shopping cart behind her when the suspect approached, stealing the purse before fleeing. The suspect reportedly left in a white Nissan sedan.
Investigators later learned that several purchases were made with the victim’s credit cards at various stores between Nov. 9 and Nov. 10.
The suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid-30s standing 5-7 to 5-8 with a slender build. During the incident, he wore a light colored polo-style shirt with a checkered pattern. The suspect is known to frequent a business on the 700 block of West Oglethorpe Avenue.
Any information regarding the suspect’s identity should be forwarded to the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.