Purse Snatcher

Jeff Swanson tackled an alleged thief in Downtown Crossing (WBZ-TV)

Good Samaritan Tackles Alleged Purse Thief In Boston

A good Samaritan is credited with catching a victim’s mugger in busy Downtown Crossing.


Dong Zhou (Photo credit Greenfield police)

Women Hold Down Suspected Purse Thief In Greenfield

Three female bystanders held down a suspected purse snatcher in Greenfield on Sunday until police arrived.


Alan White (Photo credit Manchester police)

Police: Good Samaritan Stops NH Wallet-Snatcher

A good Samaritan was able to stop a wallet-snatcher in a New Hampshire Walmart on Tuesday, police say.


Demetrick Nealy (Photo courtesy Suffolk County DA)

Marine Chases, Tackles Alleged Purse Snatcher In Boston

A US Marine chased and tackled a man who allegedly stole a woman’s purse in Chinatown Tuesday night.


(Photo Credit: Concord Police)

N.H. Police Searching For Man Who Stole Purse In Market Basket Lot, Went To Subway

Police say a man stole a woman’s purse from a Market Basket parking lot and used a rewards card in the purse, to buy a sandwich.


Police would like to speak to this woman about recent purse snatchings in the Boston area.

Boston Police Looking For Serial Purse Snatcher

Police are looking for a purse snatcher stealing from businesses in Boston.