JPSO searches for a purse snatcher

JPSO searches for a purse snatcher

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office search for a purse thieve.

Authorities report on Wednesday the suspect committed the crime at the Terrytown Coin Laundry.

The business is located in the 700 block of Terry Parkway.

Officials say the man entered the business and took the victim's handbag.

The man allegedly fled to a small white SUV.

The suspect is described as a slim black man with acne bumps and scars on his face.

He was reportedly wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap.

If you have any information on the suspect contact  the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Robbery Section at 504 364-5376.