Cops on the hunt for West Village purse snatcher

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Fat Cat Grand Larceny

This suspect is wanted in connection with a grand larceny in the West Village.

(PIX11) — A thief grabbed a victim’s purse from a chair last month in a popular West Village jazz club, police say.

While inside the Fat Cat Club around 9 p.m. on Oct. 12, a suspect wearing a white shirt and glasses snatched the unsuspecting victim’s purse from the chair.

The purse contained a cellphone and credit cards. The suspect immediately fled the scene thereafter.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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