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Police: Man Snatches Purse From Woman Walking Toward Stamford Train Station

Stamford Police said a woman's purse was stolen in a robbery Monday afternoon.
Stamford Police said a woman's purse was stolen in a robbery Monday afternoon. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A man slipped up behind a 35-year-old woman, pushed her and grabbed her purse in a robbery Monday afternoon, Stamford Police said.

The woman was walking on Dock Street in the direction of the train station at about 2:30 p.m. when she was robbed, police said.

The suspect, described as a black man of medium height and build with a scraggly beard, fled the scene, police said.

Officers walked the route the suspect took and recovered the woman's purse, but it was missing her watch, credit cards, cash and phone, police said.

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