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PICS: Man steals shopper’s purse inside Chesterfield Goodwill

Posted at 10:21 AM, Apr 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-21 10:21:18-04

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A man followed a woman around a Goodwill store and stole her purse when she left it unguarded for a moment, according to Chesterfield Police.

Security cameras inside the store located at 8535 Midlothian Turnpike captured the December 13, 2013 crime on video.

“Security cameras were rolling and it was soon discovered that the suspect had targeted the victim and followed her throughout the store,” Chesterfield Crime Solvers wrote in an email. “The suspect is described as a young black male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and 150 pounds. He was wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans.”

In an effort to solve the crime, Crime Solvers featured this larceny as its crime of the week. Police asked anyone with information to call Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.