Reward offered to catch man who stole purse in Westminster

Posted at 6:22 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 18:22:35-04

The Westminster Police Department is looking for a man who stole a woman's purse on Monday.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Jiffy Mart on West Main St. in Westminster. 

Once the man snatched the purse, he took off toward Carroll St., according to police. The victim was not hurt.

The suspect is described as a white man, possibly in his 30's, standing between 5'7" to 5'11" with a thin build and red facial hair.

The police department is offering a $500 for information leading to his arrest.

Anyone who can identify the man or has information on the incident should call Detective Josh Duncan of the Criminal Investigations Bureau at (410) 848-3918, or send a confidential text to 847411, keyword TIPWPD or contact the TIPS line at (410) 857-8477.