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Police seek help in nabbing purse snatcher

Woman allegedly took purse from shopping buggy while in an Aberdeen store
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A photo of the alleged purse snatcher was released by Kamloops RCMP.

Mounties are seeking help from the public in identifying a woman who allegedly snatched up someone’s purse from their shopping cart, while inside a story in Aberdeen.

According to a report received by police on Tuesday afternoon, a woman was shopping at a store in the 1400 block of Hillside Drive and stepped away from her cart, which contained her purse. A woman then allegedly took the purse from the cart and departed in a black quad cab GMC Sierra pickup truck. A Caucasian woman with long blond hair was caught on surveillance.

The woman was seen wearing a dark blue top, pink or purple sandals, sunglasses and light blue spandex capris.

Anyone who knows the woman is being asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-25842.