Man pushes victim to ground in Edison Mall purse-snatching

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- A purse-snatching on Monday outside the Edison mall is under investigation, the Fort Myers Police Department said.

Around 10:15 a.m., the victim reported she was walking to her car parked by the south entrance of the Dillard’s department store when a man pushed her to the ground and took her purse.

The suspect got into the passenger side of a car waiting nearby, described as a black Pontiac with a spoiler on the rear and dark tinted windows.

Police say the suspect, approximately 20-30 years of age, was wearing shorts and a light colored t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fort Myers Police Department at 239-321-7700. Callers may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.  Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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