Pineville woman reports purse snatching in Kroger parking lot

By EverythingCenla staff

Alexandria police are investigating a purse snatching that occurred Monday night in the parking lot of Kroger, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

A 36-year-old Pineville woman reported the purse containing $600 in cash was in her shopping cart in the parking lot while she was standing near her car placing her children and groceries in her vehicle.

A small white car, according to the victim, slowly passed behind her when an unidentified man jumped out of the car and allegedly grabbed her purse from the cart.

The woman said when she discovered her purse was gone she tried to get in the suspect’s vehicle by running to the car. However, the suspect jumped into his vehicle and the driver drove away.

The victim was not able to get a license plate number of a description of the driver.

Along with the cash, the purse also contained several credit cards and checks.

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