Police seeking thief who stole 82 year old's purse

Have you seen this woman?

Police have recovered the stolen purse which belongs to an 82 year old elderly woman.

What we know:

  • The purse was stolen from the elderly woman's electric scooter as she was shopping at Ralph's supermarket.
  • The purse was later recovered near Buena Vista and Vanowen streets in Burbank.
  • The woman's credit cards, ID and money were missing.
  • The thief is being described as being a black female, between 20 and 30 years old, about 5 feet 5 inches tall to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 110 and 130 pounds.
  • The incident was caught by the market's security cameras.

Watch Ralph's security camera footage of the incident:

The suspect was seen leaving the grocery store in an older, 4-door white sedan with chrome rims (possibly an older model Lexus GS):

Security camera footage of suspect's car

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call the Burbank Police Department Investigations Division, at (818) 238-3210. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP,” or through their website, at LACrimeStoppers.org.

LA-based NBC anchor John Cadiz Klemack (@johnnbcla) phoned in as the news was breaking, check it out below:

Listen to Sergeant Derek Green of the Burbank Police Department (@burbankpd) join Tim Conway, Jr. to discuss the ongoing investigation:

Read more at NBCLosAngeles.

Photos courtesy of BurbankPD.

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