Detectives Searching for Purse Snatching Suspect

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Video of the suspect available at
In the video, you will see a large tattoo on the woman’s left thigh. The car’s windows have a very dark tint, there appears to be something hanging from the rearview mirror, and a jack appears to be sticking out of the radio that would be used to play an I-Pod through the car’s radio.

WHEN: 8/16/2012, 10:44 p.m.

WHERE: Publix grocery store, 3322 West Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa

SUSPECT: See video. Please note the tattoo on her right thigh and left shoulder

SUPECT VEHICLE: Early 2000’s Model Black Honda Accord or Acura

DETAILS: The suspect snatched the victim’s purse off of her shoulder as she was walking out of the Publix grocery store. The suspect’s vehicle fled south on Habana Avenue. The suspect used the victim’s stolen credit card at the Queens Gyros, 3322 East Hillsborough Avenue.
Tampa police detectives are asking for anyone with information about this crime, to please contact the Tampa Police Department at (813) 231-6130 or Crime Stoppers.