Deputies search for suspect who snatched an elderly woman's purse

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is asking help to identify a woman who snatched the purse of an elderly shopper at a store on December 8th around 12:45 p.m..

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is asking help to identify a woman who snatched the purse of an elderly shopper at a store on December 8th. (WJHG/WECP)

Investigators say the victim is 84 years old and was shopping with Christmas money in her purse when a woman wearing a white hat and white jacket snatched her purse and ran out the store.

The woman was captured on security video cameras.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Bay County Sheriff’s Office at 850-747-4700 or Crime Stoppers at 785-TIPS.

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