Friday afternoon (January 5) a man snatched a purse from a shopping cart at the south Montrose City Market. Montrose Police are asking for help locating the suspect and the vehicle he was driving. Police were also able to obtain a photo of the vehicle the suspect left the store in.

Courtest Montrose Police Department
Courtesy Montrose Police Department

If you have information that could help Montrose Police identify and capture this suspect or have seen the suspect either during or after the crime, Call the Montrose Police Department at 970-249-9110.

Anonymous information can be provided through Crime Stoppers at 970-249-8500, by using the P3 tips app, or online at If the information provided to Crime Stoppers results in an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Shoppers are cautioned to keep their purse on their body or if it has to be in a shopping cart, make sure the purse closed, attached to the cart using the child seat belt or other device, and keep it in sight at all times.

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