Police searching for suspects in Chinatown purse snatchings

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 11:20:00 AM. Chicago police are searching for two people who stole a 58-year-old woman's purse and made her fall this past weekend in the Chinatown neighborhood, officials
are searching for two people who stole a 58-year-old woman's purse and made her fall this past weekend in the Chinatown neighborhood, officials said.  On Tuesday, police released a video of two suspects running down a residential street.  About 6:50 p.m. last Saturday, the woman was walking in the 200 block of West 23rd Street when a man and a woman approached from behind, pulled on her purse and caused her to fall, according to the Chicago Police Department.  After grabbing the handbag, the pair took off running, police said.  The video shows the pair running then walking down a street. The woman appears to have curly hair. Both are seen wearing sweatshirts.  Chicago police also released surveillance video from a s that happened days before on the same block.  That armed robbery took place about 11:55 p.m. Nov. 8 in the 200 block of West 23rd Street, police said. The video shows four people running toward a person who had been walking on the street.  The video goes on to show one of the robbers pointing a gun at the person while another robber grabs the person's handbag. The group is then seeing running away.  The video also shows a sedan that could have possibly been used by the robbers.  Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call area central detectives at (312) 747-8227 or (312) 747-8380.  Gunman who killed 4 in California was thwarted from entering elementary school Before you buy bitcoin, read this Cubs have options available at leadoff man, but...Read more
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