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Dededo pursesnatcher sought by cops

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by Nick Delgado

Guam - The Guam Police Department is looking for a man who took a purse by force from a woman in front of the A&A Pawn Shop around 12:15pm on Wednesday. Preliminary reports show that the woman was walking up to the business in Dededo when she noticed man standing in front of the shop smoking a cigarette. 

As she approached the door, the man snatched her purse and fled on foot on Route 1 toward Alamendo Lane. The woman was not injured, and the suspect got away with the purse, which contained several items and $300 cash.  Witnesses informed police of the suspect's whereabouts, however authorities were only able to find the woman's purse.

The man is described as being of Micronesian descent, in his early 20's, standing approximately 5'9"-5'11" with a slim build, wearing a black shirt, dark shorts, and a red and black hat. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact GPD or Guam Crimestoppers at 477-HELP (4357).

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