Nags Head police looking for purse snatching suspect

Posted at 2:26 PM, Dec 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-30 14:26:14-05

Nags Head, NC. – Nags Head police need the public’s help to find a man who stole a customer’s purse Tuesday evening.

According to police the suspect walked into the Food Lion at 2515 S. Croatan Highway and removed a purse from another shopper’s cart.

He then fled through the back door of the store.

The purse contained a large amount of cash, check book, and other personal items belonging to the victim.

According to police the suspect is described as a white male, about 5’9” and weighing 185 lbs.

He was wearing a black jacket, black socks, black vans shoes, white shirt, with a white and blue ball cap.

Any information can be forwarded to Nags Head Police Department at 252-441-6386 or through the Dare County Crime Line.