Purse snatcher accused of assaulting woman

Fort Collins police are looking for a purse snatcher who punched a woman in the face Monday. The victim told police she came inside from her backyard and found a man breaking in. When he saw her, he punched her and then grabbed her purse and ran. The woman says there was a lot of cash in the bag, because she hadn’t paid her rent yet. The suspect is described as brown-skinned, about 5’9″ tall, 170 pounds, and in his late 20s. He was wearing a black hoodie, red beanie, black gloves, and dark pants. Her purse is dark leather with a long strap. Anyone with information should call Fort Collins police at 970-221-6575 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868.

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