Crime Of The Week
This week's crime is titled:'BIKE PURSE SNATCHER'. Police in Metro Vancouver need your help solving this crime.
||Bike Purse Snatcher
||November 1, 2014
Vancouver Police are looking for a suspect in a series of purse snatchings in the downtown core and DTES, during the first three weeks of November.
The suspect approuches the unsuspecting female victim from behind, whether they are alone or in the company of others. The suspect grabs their purse and flees either on foot or on a bike.
The suspect, who has struck six times in a two week period, is described as a white male, 25-35yrs, 5’11-6’1” with a slender build, riding a black bike and wearing a black baseball cap, gloves and various/changing clothing.
If you recognize the person in the photos or have any information to identify the suspect, please contact the Vancouver Police General Investigation Unit at 604-717-9168. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
The crimes listed here still remain unsolved. Scoll down this list to see if you know anything about these crimes.
There are four ways to leave an anonymous TIP with Crime Stoppers:
Talk: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637) instructions
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