Bus stop robbery

By Michelle Provencher 8:42pm, October 5, 2013
Hang on to your handbag, State Police say there's a purse snatcher on the loose in Wilmington.

Investigators say a 52-year-old female woman was waiting for the bus on Lancaster Pike around 9 p.m. Friday, when the unknown suspect grabbed her purse and took off on foot.

The victim was not injured.

The suspect is being described as a black male, between 30 and 40 years old, approximately 5'3" tall, with facial hair on his chin.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call State Police or Crimestoppers.

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