Purse snatched out of woman’s grasp, suspect flees


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A suspect stole a woman’s purse while she was sitting on a bench behind an RTA bus stop.

The incident happened near the People’s Market in the 2000 block of North Main Street after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The victim told police the suspect came up behind her, grabbed her purse and ran. He fled down an alley behind DJ’s Furniture.

Police searched the area for the suspect but didn’t find anyone.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, 5’11”, 220 lbs., wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.

The incident remains under investigation.

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