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Carlisle police seek suspected purse snatcher

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CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

Carlisle police are asking for help from the public in identifying their suspect in an attempted robbery.

The suspect on Sunday night tried to steal a purse from a 72-year-old woman at the Walmart, at 60 Noble Boulevard, police said in a news release.

He then fled in a silver Saturn, police said.

The victim was able to get her purse and was not injured.

Police said the suspect was described as 6'0" tall and about 175 pounds, and wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans and a gray baseball cap.

They have released surveillance photos from the store to that someone may recognize him.

Anyone with information is asked to call Carlisle police at 717-243-5252.


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