Woman’s purse stolen at gunpoint in West York, 3 suspects sought


West York Police say a 22-year-old woman had her purse stolen at gunpoint while walking to a relative’s home along Herman Street Friday night. As three men approached the victim, one of them pulled out a gun and pointed it at her face, police said.

A second suspect grabbed her arms while the third man stole her purse.

The suspects fled east towards York City.

Suspect Descriptions:

Suspect #1- Tall adult B/M,18-20 Y.O.A. last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt concealing his head and face and last seen brandishing a silver handgun.

Suspect  #2-  Approx 6’00” tall and skinny adult B/M, 18-20 Y.O.A, last seen wearing navy blue hooded sweatshirt and wearing a red hat.

Suspect #3- Approx 5″10 adult B/M, 18-20 Y.O.A., with a stocky build and a buzz or faded haircut last seen wearing a black puffy jacket and a grey hooded sweatshirt underneath.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact police at 717-854-1975 or 717-478-TIPS.

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