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Police search for alleged purse snatcher in Lower Nazareth

LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa. - Officials are looking for a woman accused of stealing a customer's purse at a store in Northampton County on Friday.

Colonial Regional police said a woman went in Burlington Coat Factory off Route 33 in Lower Nazareth Township, and grabbed a customer's purse after the customer set it down on a bench.

Police said the suspect left the store, got into a van and fled the scene.

Surveillance photos seen above captured the suspect and the burgundy-colored van.

Anyone with information on the woman or the incident should call police at 610-861-4820 or email Laudenslager@colonialregionalpd.org.

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