Woman's purse grabbed at New Castle Wal-Mart

March 19, 2013 5:56:37 AM PDT
The Delaware State Police is investigating purse snatching at a New Castle Wal-Mart.

Troopers say the incident happened at 9 p.m. Monday as a 60-year-old Newark woman was returning to her car after shopping at the Wal-Mart on Wilton Boulevard. Troopers say the woman was loading shopping bags in her car when she was approached from behind by a man who grabbed her purse.

The woman and the suspect struggled briefly before the man made off with the woman's purse.

The Delaware State Police say the man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and tan pants.