Monday, September 23, 2013

Robbery / Purse Theft on August 4

On August 4 at 12:43 pm, Suspect #1 approached the victim at Walmart (240 West Baseline) while she was putting purchases into her vehicle and took her purse from her arm. The victim followed Suspect #1 as he got into the passenger side of the suspect vehicle. She reached into the vehicle trying to grab her purse. Suspect #1 closed the door on the victim's arm, while Suspect #2 accelerated the vehicle. The victim was injured when she fell to the pavement. Suspect #1 was described as a Hispanic male, 30-40 years old, 5' 7" tall, 200-220 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. Suspect #2 was described as a Hispanic female with shoulder length black hair. The suspect vehicle was described as a white 4-door sedan, with a sub roof, tinted windows, 5 spoke chrome or alloy wheels and silver door handles. 

Please submit any information regarding the crime or identity of the suspect(s) through the “Submit a Tip” option at or text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD. You can also call 480-644-2211 and select option 2. Refer to report number 20132160321.

Surveillance photos of vehicle and suspect.