Police Search for Alleged Purse Snatcher

By KBJR News 1

Police Search for Alleged Purse Snatcher

November 6, 2012 Updated Nov 6, 2012 at 2:43 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Purse theft is getting to be a problem in Duluth. Police are looking for a man caught stealing a woman's purse on surveillance camera.

The incident happened Sunday night around 9:30 at the Flame downtown Duluth.

Police say the man allegedly asked the people sitting next to him for money to help pay for his pizza. The pair gave the man five dollars.

When the pair got up to greet other friends at the bar, the suspect can be seen on camera grabbing the purse and stuffing it under his jacket and then fleeing the establishment.

If you know who this person is or have any other information regarding the incident, you're asked to please contact the Duluth police.