Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for information leading to purse thieves


By: Jon Zimney

(Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC)

Michiana Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for anyone has tips that may lead to the arrests of four suspects who stole purses from a pair of women in St. Joseph Township, Mich.

The thefts happened around 12 a.m. July 25, according to a news release from Crime Stoppers.

Two women were walking in the 400 block of Gary Avenue when they were approached by four suspects who took their purses and knocked one of the victims to the ground, according to the news release

Crime Stoppers is offering to pay up to $1,000 for information leading to the suspects’ arrests.

Anonymous tips can be submitted online or through a link on Facebook on a computer, tablet or smart phone. Anonymous tips can also be left by calling 800-342-STOP.