Perth Amboy Police Seek Purse Snatching Suspect

police-tapePERTH AMBOY — Police are looking for a heavyset dark skinned man, approximately 5-foot-9 in height, who was wearing blue jeans and a black t-shirt when he allegedly┬árobbed a purse from a female victim.

On Monday, Oct. 7, at approximately 3:02 a.m. police were dispatched to 398 Park Avenue on a report of robbery. The victim reported that the suspect grabbed her around her neck to choke her and demanded her purse, authorities said. The victim gave him the purse and the suspect fled in a white Chevrolet Blazer which appeared to be waiting down the street.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective DeJesus at 732-324-3822.

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