Woman robbed in alleged bike-by purse snatching

A teenage boy on a bicycle allegedly managed to snatch a purse from awoman walking on a central Halifax street Wednesday afternoon.

 

A teenage boy on a bicycle allegedly managed to snatch a purse from a woman walking on a central Halifax street Wednesday afternoon.

 

Halifax Regional Police said she was strolling when the boy grabbed her bag and biked away.

 

She chased him for a short distance but lost sight of him, police said, adding she described the suspect as a light-skinned black boy who appears to be about 15 or 16 years old. He was wearing a dark coloured hoodie over a red and white striped shirt at the time.


 
 
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