Shelton Police are asking the public for help identifying the person responsible for a purse snatching from an elderly woman.
The incident took place around 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, when the 82-year-old woman was standing in line at Planet Pizza in Shelton, said Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango.
According to Bango, the man snatched her purse and then fled in an older model gold Toyota Corolla, Bango said.
The woman was not injured.
The man was described as a white male in his late 30s to early 40s, with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair.
A witness to the incident took photographs of the fleeing vehicle.
If anyone recognizes the vehicle or has any information regarding this crime they are urged to contact the Shelton Police Department at 203-924-1544.
All calls will be kept confidential.
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