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Thief Steals Bag With Cash After Woman Woman Briefly Takes A Few Steps Away, Darien Police Say

1864 Post Road in Darien.
1864 Post Road in Darien. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A purse snatcher stole donated groceries and cash from a woman visiting Person-to-Person in Darien.

A woman was at Person-to-Person on Post Road shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 to inquire as to how she could obtain their services, police said.

According to police, as she exited the building, the woman placed her bag down on the ground momentarily, took a few steps forward to see if a ride arrived and when she turned around, the bag was gone.

Police said that inside the bag, there was donated food the woman had just received, personal paperwork and $80 in cash. Neither the victim, nor anyone else in the area at the time of the theft witnessed the suspect taking the bag.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone who may have information has been asked to contact investigators at the Darien Police Department by calling (203) 662-5300.

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