On 09/28/2017, a robbery by sudden snatching occurred against an elderly victim in the in-patient parking lot at 401 Palmetto Street (Florida Hospital New Smyrna Beach). Video surveillance of the crime/suspect is not available. The victim's purse was stolen by a male suspect described as a white male in his early 20's, with a slim build, approximately 6'0 tall, with dark hair, wearing a gray and black vertically striped shirt, and dark shorts. The suspect fled the scene on foot, traveling south from the location then cutting east towards Riverside Drive. The victim's driver's license, debit/credit cards, check book, and $25.00 in US Currency was stolen, along with her unknown make black in color leather purse with two handles.
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