Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a purse out of a woman’s shopping cart around 7:15 p.m. Saturday at CVS Pharmacy on U.S. 90.
The freckle-faced man believed to have taken the purse was clean shaven, wearing dark jeans, a blue T-shirt, a navy blue ball cap and black tennis shoes. Police said he possibly had tattoos on his arms. Police said he left CVS in a four-door, white vehicle with a Louisiana license plate. Witnesses wrote down a partial plate number: “ZT.”
As the holidays approach, the Ocean Springs Police Department is reminding shoppers to be aware of their surroundings
A department news release said, “Do not leave personal items unattended in shopping carts, even for a second, (because) that is all it takes for someone to grab the item and leave with it.”
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Anyone with information about the crime, or the identity of the suspect in the picture, is asked to contact the Ocean Springs Police Department at 228-875-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.