Police need your help identifying a suspect in a brazen downtown purse snatching earlier this week.
Around 6 pm on January 25th, two men approached a woman outside a department store on a busy downtown street (5th and Pine), shoved the woman to the ground, stole her purse, and ran off.
The robbery was caught on store surveillance cameras…
…which also snapped pretty clear pictures of the suspects.
Police have already identified one suspect in the robbery—who’s already in jail for an unrelated case—but are still trying to identify his accomplice, pictured wearing the striped jacket:
If you recognize the man, please contact SPD’s Robbery Unit at (206) 684-5535.