Carlisle Police looking for purse snatcher

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Carlisle police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for a purse snatching that happened at Walmart on Sunday night.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. at the Walmart located along the first block of Noble Boulevard. A 72-year-old woman was not injured when a thief attempted to take off with her purse, according to police reports..

The man was described as white, 6′, and 175 pounds. He was  wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans and a gray ball cap. The man fled the scene in a silver Saturn.

No one was hurt and the victim’s purse was recovered.

Anyone with information about the identity of  the individual in the photo is asked to contact police at 717-243-5252.