Mom reports purse snatched near downtown Jonesboro

Mom reports purse snatched near downtown Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro mom out for a stroll with her daughter told police a man ran up and snatched her purse.

The alleged theft occurred at 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1300-block of West Monroe.

The 21-year-old victim told police she was walking home from the store, pushing her daughter in a stroller, when a man walked up behind them.

The woman said the man grabbed her wallet, which was hanging on the stroller, and ran toward Huntington and Puryear Streets.

She described the suspected purse-snatcher as a black male in his mid-30s. No other identifying information was provided.

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