Woman trying to steal purses gets hit by own getaway car

Authorities say the woman was trying to steal several purses at a store on Mason Street. But, she got interrupted by customers so she ran out of the store.

News 12 Staff

Jun 26, 2022, 2:20 PM

Updated 758 days ago

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A woman tried to rob a business in Greenwich but only wound up getting hit by her own getaway car on Saturday, according to police.
Authorities say the woman was trying to steal several purses at a store on Mason Street. But, she got interrupted by customers so she ran out of the store.
She and a bystander were hit by a dark colored SUV - her getaway car.
Police say the driver displayed a gun and fled with the suspect.
It is unknown at this time if the suspect was injured, but the bystander suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Greenwich police ask that anyone with information contact them at 203-622-8004 or by contacting our Confidential tip lines TIPS@GREENWICHCT.ORG or 203-622-3333.


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