NH Police Search For Robbers Preying On Elderly Women
MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – Manchester Police are seeking two men in separate robberies of elderly women.
Both robberies happened in a strip mall on Lincoln Street. In the most recent, surveillance video shows and 83 year old woman walking into the Stop and Shop grocery store when a man approaches, grabs her purse and walks away.
WBZ-TV’s New Hampshire Bureau Chief Lauren Leamanczyk reports
The purse came lose right away and the victim wasn’t hurt. The suspect is described as a 5’8” Hispanic Male with a thin build. He was wearing a blue hat, navy blue t-shirt and blue shorts.
In June, another elderly woman was robbed of her purse at the Family Dollar. The stores share a parking lot.
Police have been able to identify a suspect in that case. There is a warrant for the arrest of Jamie Smith.