West Columbia

January 05, 1993

Purse snatched in Owen Brown

Howard County police said a purse snatcher grabbed a 38-year-old woman's purse Thursday night as she walked in Owen Brown and fled with $150 in cash.

About 9 p.m. Thursday, the victim and her husband were at the Owen Brown Village Center in the 7200 block of Cradlerock Way when a man grabbed the woman's purse from behind, police said.

The purse contained $150 in cash and other personal property, police said.

The Columbia woman received a minor cut on a finger, police said.

POLICE

* Hickory Ridge: 11200 block of Avalanche Way: Someone stole a camcorder from a vehicle about 9 p.m. Sunday. When the victim spotted the suspect, the suspect dropped the camcorder and ran.

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