Westport police searching for purse snatcher

Westport police are looking for a man they say pulled a woman to the ground and tried to take off with her purse.It happened last

WESTPORT - Westport police are looking for a man they say pulled a woman to the ground and tried to take off with her purse.

It happened last night outside the CVS on Post Road East.

Police say the man grabbed the woman's purse in the parking lot, but let go when she screamed.

The victim told police he fled in a nearby car.

If you have any information, you're asked to call police at 203-341-6000.

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