On 06.27.2012 at 0604 hours the Northern York County Regional Police Department responded to a reported purse snatching that occurred in the 2600 block of Carlisle Road in Dover Township.
A 30 year old Dover Township woman reported that she had stopped at the car wash to vacuum out her vehicle. While she was standing along the passenger side of her vehicle getting change out of her purse, a white male believed to be in his late teens or early 20s approached her and ripped the purse out of her hands. The male then fled south on Carlisle Road towards Church Road. The male ran into the back yards of several homes and disappeared into the nearby woods.
The male is described as follows;
- Approximately 5’10″ tall
- Wearing dark blue jeans and a brown hooded sweatshirt
The victim was not injured during the robbery.
The investigation into this crime continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717.292.3647 or use the crime tip reporting portion of this website.