Columbia Police seek suspects in purse snatching incident


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- The Columbia Police Department has released surveillance photos of three suspects wanted in connection with a purse snatching incident.

The male is accused of stealing a 60-year-old woman's purse that she was carrying underneath her arm while at the Walmart on Forest Drive shortly after 8 p.m. last Thursday.

The victim chased the suspect but was unable to catch up to him before he left the store.

Police believe that the suspect got into a vehicle with two females in the parking lot and left the area.

Citizens with information on the identities of the three suspects or incident are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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