Elderly woman is victim of purse snatching at Terrebonne restaurant

HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Terrebonne Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a man who took an elderly woman's purse at a Burger King. The incident took place Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. on Tunnel Boulevard in west Houma.

According to police, as the woman got out of her car, she was approached by the suspect who grabbed her purse and rode away on a bicycle towards MLK Boulevard. He is described as a tall, stocky, black man with a bald head between 35-40 years old. He was wearing shorts and a white t-shirt.

If you have any information that could help police, you are asked to call The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Department at 985-876-2500 or Crimestoppers.

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