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IUPD Looking For Purse Snatcher

Last updated on Monday, January 26, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON) - Indiana University police are asking for help in finding a purse snatcher. IUPD Capt.

Jerry Minger says a female IU student was walking near the Read Center on Jordan Avenue Saturday night when a man grabbed her purse, causing a pursuit, and ultimately got away.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male between 18 and 25 years old, about 5'10", chubby, wearing a dark cap, blue and gray jacket and dark colored pants, driving a white, 4-door car with partial license plate number "8214."

Anyone with information on this incident or on the whereabouts of the individual should call IUPD at (812) 855-4111.

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