Police looking for suspect involved in purse thefts

Las Vegas police are looking for a man who robbed a woman’s wallet from the parking lot of a grocery store in Centennial Hills on Dec. 31.

The suspect approached the victim in the parking lot after entering and exiting the grocery store on Ann Road. He then robbed her of the wallet, entered a vehicle and sped off.

The suspect is also responsible for targeting various other women in retail, grocery store and casino parking lots in northwest Las Vegas and snatching and robbing their purses.

Police are asking anyone with information to call their robbery section at 702-828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Contact reporter Maria Agreda at magreda@reviewjournal.com and (702) 383-0391.