UPDATE: SUSPECT IDENTIFIED who stole PURSE OUT OF 75 YEAR OLD VICTIM'S SHOPPING CART AT THE WESTTOWN TOWNSHIP GIANT (VIDEO)

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UPDATE:

The Westtown- East Goshen Regional Police Department has identified David Lee Day Jr as the suspect who stole the purse out of a 75 year old victims shopping cart at the Westtown Giant. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. 

The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department is investigating an incident of a theft of a purse and subsequent use of stolen credit cards from a 75 year old victim while she was shopping at the Giant in Westtown Township.

An African American male was observed entering the Giant Food Store and walking directly to the area of the store where the victim was shopping with her back turned to her shopping cart. The suspect walks past her and quickly grabs her purse from the cart while concealing the purse with a shirt he had on his shoulder. The suspect exits the store - spending less than one minute inside the store. He was last seen exiting the parking lot in a red Chrysler 300 sedan.

Please pay close attention to the video as it shows how quickly a criminal can strike. A still photograph of the suspect entering the store is also attached.

If anyone can identify the suspect, please contact Detective Jason Diamond at jdiamond@wegopd.org or 610-455-6082.

Date: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Reference ID: 
P19216716

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