Elderly woman’s purse snatched while loading groceries into car

Missing woman's remains found in Cumberland County (Image 1)
Missing woman's remains found in Cumberland County (Image 1)

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.

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