Purse Snatcher Steals Casino Winnings - Wednesday 14th of June 2006

ARIZONA – As reported by the East Valley Tribune: "Scottsdale police are investigating a purse-snatching incident reported by a woman who said she had just won $40,000 from Casino Arizona.

"The 60-year-old woman, whose name was not released, told police that a man grabbed her purse in the parking lot of the Albertsons at 2785 N. Scottsdale Road about 7 p.m. Tuesday shortly after she left the casino. She wasn't injured.

"The robber is described as a 5-foot-8 Hispanic about 28 to 35 years old, weighing 170 pounds with short black hair.

"He was driving a newer-model gold pickup truck with an extended cab and dark-tinted windows. She said she last saw the truck traveling north on North Scottsdale Road…"

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