Man steals elderly woman's purse

December 15, 2008 1:10:01 PM PST
Pleasant Hill police are searching for a man who grabbed a purse from a 79-year-old woman's arms in a Safeway grocery store parking lot Sunday afternoon.

At around 2:30 p.m., a man dressed in black pants and a black jacket stole the woman's purse in the parking lot at 200 Golf Club Road, police said.

The man then ran into a waiting vehicle and fled the scene, police said.

Anyone who might have witnessed the crime or has information is asked to call the Pleasant Hill Investigations Bureau at (925) 288-4630.