Monday afternoon at 4:30 p.m., at the Schnuck’s Store located at 10275 Clayton Road a 77 year old female had her purse forcibly taken from her. The victim was entering the west side of the store when a male approached her from behind and grabbed her purse. Prior to the incident, the suspect was standing by himself near the west entry doors.
While the suspect began pulling the purse from her hands the victim held on to the purse causing the victim to fall to the ground.
The suspect is described as: a white male; late teens; approximately five feet-eight inches tall. The suspect was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with writing on the front and the hood pulled around his face. The suspect ran from the scene in an unknown direction.
If you have any information or were near the scene during this time please contact the Ladue Police Department at 993-1214