Elderly Woman Robbed Of Purse In Hendersonville

Posted at 12:44 PM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 13:45:27-04

Authorities in Sumner County have asked the public’s help in catching a suspect who robbed an elderly woman of her purse.

The incident happened Sunday in a parking lot on West Man Street in Hendersonville. 

Officials with the Hendersonville Police Department said the 82-year-old victim was about to get into her vehicle when a man grabbed her purse and ripped it from her arm. 

Two witnesses saw the ordeal and chased the suspect from the parking lot. One of them snapped a photo of the suspect’s car.

Anyone with information was encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400.