Police searching for man who punched Mississippi shopper in face, stole purse while walking back to car

Published 6:02 am Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Police are searching for a man who reportedly punched in the face a woman as she was walking to her car and then stole her purse.

Jackson Police say the incident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. Monday on Ridgewood Court near East County Line Road.

Police say the 55-year-old woman was walking to her car from shopping in a Jackson strip mall when she was assaulted.

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Police have not released a description of the suspect and continue investigating the incident.

If you have any information, please get in touch with the department at (601) 960-1234.