Police search for two suspects wanted for stealing 92-year-old woman’s purse while grocery shopping

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UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A 92-year-old woman was grocery shopping when two 20-something suspects snatched her purse and fled.

Last Wednesday at 1:45 p.m., the 92-year-old victim was shopping at the Fairway supermarket on Broadway between 74th and 75th St.

Two suspects in their 20s snatched her purse from her shopping cart, then fled the scene. The purse contained credit cards, eye glasses, a hearing aid and other items including $450 in cash.

Police say one suspect was a white female in her 20s, wearing a black low-cut shirt with a light colored shirt over. She was also wearing a necklace and her hair up. Her suspected partner is described as a Hispanic male also in his 20s. He was wearing glasses, a black do-rag and t-shirt.

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