Car thief grabs bag

Townsville Bulletin - - Front Page -

A MAN stole a wo­man’s hand­bag then bolted in a stolen car at Castle­town yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

A Queens­land Po­lice spokesman said a cau­casian male had ap­proached a wo­man in the Castle­town carpark be­neath Wool­worths about 2pm.

He said the man had grabbed the wo­man’s hand­bag, be­fore flee­ing in a car re­ported stolen on Wed­nes­day.

Po­lice later found the car dumped on Dalrymple Rd.

Po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tions were con­tin­u­ing.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about the bag snatch should call po­lice or Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000.

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