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Seen Him Or This SUV? Man Steals Purse At Melville Market, Flees In Lexus, Police Say

Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart at Uncle Giuseppe’s (890 Walt Whitman Road) on Wednesday, July 10 around 4:50 p.m. and fleeing in a white Lexus SUV.
Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart at Uncle Giuseppe’s (890 Walt Whitman Road) on Wednesday, July 10 around 4:50 p.m. and fleeing in a white Lexus SUV. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are on the lookout for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s purse in Melville.

Police say a man, pictured above, stole a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart at Uncle Giuseppe’s (890 Walt Whitman Road) on Wednesday, July 10 around 4:50 p.m.

The man fled the parking lot in a white Lexus SUV, according to police.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for any information that leads to an arrest. To submit an anonymous tip, call 1-800-220-TIPS, text “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or submit an email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.

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