Police blotter: Man snatches purse from 71-year-old woman

A woman walking down the street had her purse snatched from her yesterday morning, according to today’s Fairfax County Police blotter.

The incident happened around 7:45 a.m. in the 7800 block of Audubon Avenue, which is in the Audubon Estates trailer park. A man grabbed the purse and ran away, police said. Her purse was later found, but her wallet was missing.

The victim did not need medical attention, police said.

Other incidents reported in the Mount Vernon police district in today’s blotter:

Larceny: 5300 block of Bedford Terrace, suitcase from residence
Larceny: 7100 block of Fort Hunt Road, jewelry from residence

Incidents reported in yesterday’s blotter:

Burglary: A resident left her home in the 7900 block of Janna Lee Avenue on May 2 between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and returned to find items had been moved around. Cash and a bluetooth speaker were missing.
Larceny: 2400 block of Midtown Avenue, gun from residence
Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

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