92-year-old woman’s purse stolen while shopping at Novato grocery store


NOVATO (KRON)–Novato police hope the public can help locate a man who they say stole a 92-year-old woman’s purse while shopping at a grocery store on Wednesday.

According to police, around 12 p.m. the victim was shopping at a Safeway on Diablo Avenue.

The woman had her purse at the top of her shopping cart and was reaching to get an item from a shelf when the suspect grabbed her bag and fled the store.

Police said the purse was a recovered after being abandoned, but the victim’s cash and credit cards were missing.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Novato Police Department at 415-897-4361 if you can identify him or have information that may lead to his arrest.



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