AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - A man is wanted by Amory police for a weekend purse snatching attempt.
Police say the incident happened Saturday, November 17th outside the Walgreens store at one of the Redbox kiosks.
Police say a man approached the area from the Food Giant parking lot, walked up behind the victim, grabbed the victim and started pulling at the victim’s purse.
The attacker fled the area empty-handed after a brief struggle. investigator Andy Long tells WTVA the suspect also pleaded with two witnesses not to dial 911.
He is described as a black male, in his late 30s to early 40s, last seen wearing dark clothing and a light-colored hat.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Amory Police Department at 662-256-2676 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.