Irvine, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2018) – The Irvine Police Department is looking for a suspect in a purse-snatching incident in which the suspect became violent toward the victim.
At approximately 6:20 p.m. Thursday, the female victim parked her car in the parking lot of Bed, Bath and Beyond, located at 13692 Jamboree Road. As the victim walked toward the store, a female suspect came up from behind and grabbed the victim’s purse off her shoulder. The victim struggled in an attempt to keep her purse and fell to the ground. The struggle continued, and the suspect kicked the victim several times in her upper body and forehead. The suspect was able to take the victim’s purse, which contained credit cards, among other items. The suspect then fled in a black, two-door sedan. Continue reading