Springfield police are searching for a man who stole an elderly woman's purse as she and her husband were loading groceries into their car Wednesday afternoon.
The incident was reported around 3 p.m.
Police said the victim's husband was injured in the crime. He was transported to NorthCrest Medical Center for treatment.
The suspect is described as a black male with a slim build. He is believed to be in his 20s and was seen leaving in a small black two door sedan.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 615-384-8422 or Crime Stoppers at 615-382-3799.