Purse snatcher caught on camera in Woodhaven

Posted at 12:13 PM, Dec 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 12:14:11-05

Right now, the search is on for a purse snatcher in one metro Detroit community. 

Police say a woman is behind at least one purse snatching incident at the Meijer in Woodhaven.

It happened around 11:30 Friday night.

Surveillance video shows the suspect lifting up one victim's belongings and walking off. 

Detective Sgt. Dennis Deweese with the Woodhaven Police Department says the suspect knew what she was doing.

We're told the suspect was identified by a witness as the purse snatcher and it's possible she may be behind other recent crimes as well.

If you believe you can identify the woman seen in that surveillance video, call the Woodhaven Police Department at 734-676-7337.