Police seek to identify purse-snatcher

Naugatuck police are seeking to identify this woman suspected of stealing a purse at Big Y on June 12. –CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are seeking the public’s help to identify a woman suspected of stealing a purse.

Police said an elderly woman’s purse was stolen when she was at Big Y on Bridge Street on June 12 at about 2:20 p.m. The woman suspected of stealing the purse drove off in what police believe is a Saturn Outlook.

Police asked anyone with information on the incident to call the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221 or the department’s confidential tip line at 203-720-1010.

Editor’s note: The original post included information regarding a separate, suspected shoplifting incident. Police completed the investigation and it was deemed to be non-criminal in nature.