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: