Police ask for help finding purse thief

Photo from security camera video at the Broadway Grill on March 21, 2015.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person who stole a purse at the Broadway Grill on Saturday, March 21.

A woman was sitting at the restaurant with her purse in front of her when a man grabbed it and ran out the door, according to an incident report from the Fort Wayne Police Department.

The incident report describes the thief as a skinny black male who wore a brown shirt and a grey sweatshirt. He also had a black back pack.

Anyone with information that could help identify the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP or 436-7867.

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