Protect your purse ladies, because we've got a purse snatcher on the loose!


This incident happened in Twin Falls, but the guy hasn't been apprehended, so he could be anywhere, including here in the Treasure Valley.


The robbery happened in the parking lot of the Family Dollar store at 11:23 p.m. on Monday.


According to KTVB, a female employee of the store was sitting in her car after closing up shop when a man approached her, opened her unlocked car door, and pretended to have a gun in his pants.


The robber then grabbed the woman's purse and ran away on foot. Twin Falls Police have yet to apprehend the man. He's being described as

  • a white man
  • wearing a hoodie and blue jeans


Who knows when or if he'll strike again. Of course in you have any information on this case, please contact police.