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Woman Attacked By Purse Snatcher While Waiting For Bus In Roseville

Police say a 59-year-old woman is recovering after being attacked by a man while waiting for the bus to take her home from work in Roseville.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2015

Mark Newton (Credit: Flint Police/Facebook)

Flint Woman Says She Chased Purse Thief In Anger, Gave Birth Hours Later

“Of all people in the parking lot, why did you pick a pregnant chick?” Thompson said. “I guess he didn’t think I’d fight back. He was wrong.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2014

Mark Newton (Credit: Flint Police/Facebook)

Pregnant Woman Holds Off Purse Snatcher In Kroger Parking Lot, Gives Birth

Flint police say a pregnant woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

Detroit police say this man first offered to help an elderly woman and then snatched her purse. (Police handout photo)

Detroit Man Charged With Robbing Elderly Woman After Helping Her

A 21-year-old man who offered to help an elderly woman and then robbed her has been charged in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2014

Detroit police say this man first offered to help an elderly woman and then snatched her purse. (Police handout photo)

Police Search For Man Who Offered Help, Then Robbed Elderly Woman

Detroit police are searching for a man who offered to help an elderly woman, and then robbed her.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

Police are looking to identify this woman, who was caught on camera using stolen credit cards allegedly taken from a purse she found in the bathroom at a Waterford Township grocery store.

Police: Woman Steals From Purse Left In Bathroom [VIDEO]

Police are searching for a woman who apparently stole credit cards from a purse she found inside an Oakland County grocery store bathroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2014

Police say a man who stole a 68-year-old woman's purse at an Auburn Hills Meijer made off in this silver SUV.

Police: Man Snatches Purse From Elderly Woman In Motorized Cart

The 68-year-old victim attempted to get out of her shopping cart to chase after the man, but fell to the ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

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Shifty Shopper Turns Herself In To Police

The thief’s gimmick was waiting for shoppers to leave their shopping cart unattended and then taking the cart as if it were her own before snatching purses, credit cards and money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2013