Man stole purse from 82-year-old woman, Pittsfield Township police say
A 28-year-oldÂ man was arrested this morning after Pittsfield Township police say he snatched a purse from an 82-year-old woman Sunday afternoon.
The man was arrested about 11 a.m. in front of the apartment building where he lives in the 3000 block of Carpenter Road, police said.
Police say he stole the woman's purse about 1:44 p.m. as she was getting into her car in front of Jo-Ann Fabrics in the 3700 block of Carpenter Road. The victim suffered some minor scrapes.
Investigators recovered the stolen property, a police news release said.