Denver, CO – Wednesday, October 22, 2014 – The Denver Police Department is warning the community about a male suspect who has approached three women in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in an attempt to steal their purses. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’6”, medium build.
Details of the three known purse snatching incidents:
· 10/10/2014 @ midnight – 1500 block of Logan
· 10/18/2014 @ 0155 hrs – 300 block of East 16th Avenue
· 10/20/2014 @ 2054 hrs – 1200 block of North Corona
Citizens carrying a purse or backpack should always be aware of their surroundings and try to avoid walking alone in dark areas. If possible, don’t carry a purse, but if necessary, try to hide it under a jacket or wear one that fits across the body. Put belongings in a pocket or carry as minimal as possible to avoid losing valuables.