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Modesto Police Department
Wednesday June 24th, 2009 :: 01:18 p.m. PDT

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A woman was the victim of a purse-snatch robbery at a southeast Modesto grocery store late Tuesday.

A woman was the victim of a purse-snatch robbery at a southeast Modesto grocery store late Tuesday.

At about 8:50 PM a 24-year-old female victim was walking out of the Cost-Less grocery store near the intersection of Yosemite Boulevard and Creekwood Drive. A suspect grabbed the woman's purse and fled in a dark colored 4-door sedan after the robbery. The victim's sister was also assaulted when she attempted to intercede.

The suspect is described as a white or hispanic male, in his 20's, with a shaved head. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and denim shorts. Two females were waiting in a nearby car at the time of the robbery. One was described as having dark hair. No further description provided at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.

Address/Location
Modesto Police Department
600 10th St
Modesto, CA 95354

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-572-9500

Brian Findlen
Office of the Chief of Police
findlenb@modestopd.com
209-652-1386

Yosemite Blvd & Creekwood Dr
Modesto, CA 95357

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