A 20-year old female victim was walking home after exiting a bus when she was approached by a male suspect on foot demanding her purse. The suspect grabbed the victim's purse forcing it away from her, fleeing to an awaiting vehicle. The incident occurred on Saturday night, January 9th, at about 9:00 PM, near Tenth Avenue and Longden Avenue in Arcadia.
The suspect is described as a male, African American, 20's, short dark hair, 5'-05"/thin, dark complected, wearing dark clothing. The suspect vehicle was described as an older model 4-door, possibly silver, with a partial license plate similar to "527." The driver was also a male, African American, heavy set.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at (626)574-5160.