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Posted on Mon, Apr 2, 2012 : 3:23 p.m.

Police seek purse-snatching suspect near Kroger on Carpenter Road

By Paula Gardner

Pittsfield Township police are searching the Carpenter Road retail corridor for a purse-snatching suspect.

According to an updated news release sent at about 3:50 p.m. Monday, police were called to Kroger, 3200 Carpenter Road, at about 3 p.m.

A 78-year-old woman told officers that she had placed her purse on the passenger seat of her car while she was unloading groceries.

The suspect opened the passenger-side door and grabbed the purse, then ran off. Police said he headed north, toward Packard Road, based on witness reports.

The suspect is described as a tall white man wearing a grey jacket with a black hood, a black skull cap and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pittsfield Police at 734-944-4911.

The victim was not injured, police said.

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Wed, Apr 4, 2012 : 2:37 p.m.

She should have started throwing canned food at him or maybe smack him with a 10lb. bag of potatoes!


Tue, Apr 3, 2012 : 5:37 a.m.

Good Luck in catching this suspect. Glad the lady was not injured.

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Mon, Apr 2, 2012 : 7:32 p.m.

"...with a black hood..." oh snap.


Mon, Apr 2, 2012 : 8:47 p.m.

And a white guy too! Am i allowed to say that?