This information was provided by the Madison Police Department:
Madison Police Department is investigating a purse snatching that occurred in the Stop & Shop parking lot, 136 Samson Rock Road, Madison on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at approximately 8:00pm. The suspect approached a 55 year old female [who was walking] in the parking lot, and while [he was] seated in a vehicle, grabbed her purse and fled from the area. The woman was uninjured in the incident. A light brown purse and its contents were taken.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 years old, with a thin build and dark curly hair. The suspect left the scene in a dark green 4-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac Bonneville, with Connecticut license plates. Witnesses stated that the last three characters of the license plate were “ZAC”
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Thomas Bull or the Criminal Investigative Division at 203-245-2721.