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Posted on: December 21, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Attempted Purse Snatching

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On
December 17, 2016 at approximately 10:40 PM, a woman and her 12 year olddaughter were walking into a restaurant located in the 22900 block of the
Bothell Everett Highway, in the City of Bothell.  As they were walking, she was approached frombehind by an unknown subject who grabbed her purse strap, pushing her and
causing her to stumble onto a bench.  Thewoman held onto her purse, and the suspect fled on foot.  The crime was immediately reported to the police.  A police canine track of the suspect was
attempted, but he was not located.      

Thesuspect was described as being a white male, approximately 5’11” tall, thin build,
possible facial hair, wearing
 jeans. 

Avideo surveillance camera captured footage of the incident, and the video is
being analyzed by detectives.  

ThePolice Department is actively investigating this assault and anyone with additional information is asked to contact
the Bothell Police Department Tip Line at (425) 487-5551.

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