The same two suspects are being sought in purse snatchings in Arlington and Grand Prairie. Similar thefts have been reported in Irving. Arlington Police Department Surveillance photo
The same two suspects are being sought in purse snatchings in Arlington and Grand Prairie. Similar thefts have been reported in Irving. Arlington Police Department Surveillance photo

Arlington

Have you seen these purse snatchers?

October 06, 2017 2:16 PM

ARLINGTON

The same two purse snatchers are suspected in more than a dozen cases in Arlington and Grand Prairie, Arlington police say.

We must find these suspects. Same pair of guys suspected in @GrandPrairiePD case. They are purse snatching. Det. Trinh w/info 817-459-5805. pic.twitter.com/Mz9e9ycdxZ

— Arlington Police, TX (@ArlingtonPD) October 6, 2017

The men appear to be targeting women where predominantly Asian businesses are located, police said in a news release. The most recent theft happened Tueday in the 2400 block of East Pioneer Parkway, police said.

Two purse snatchings have occurred in the parking lot of Asia Times Square at 2615 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Grand Prairie police said, adding that similar thefts have occurred in Irving.

The Arlington Police Department released surveillance video of the suspects Friday in hopes that the public will help identify them.

Police said no weapons have been used in the purse snatchings.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Trinh at 817-459-5805.

Arlington and Grand Prairie police need help identifying two purse snatchers

The Arlington and Grand Prairie police departments are looking for two men reportedly breaking into cars and snatching purses, then driving off. The departments are calling on the public's help in identifying them.

Arlington Police Department

Tom Uhler: 817-390-7832, @tomuh

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