BPD: Can You Help Identify Suspects?

By WBNG News

BPD: Can You Help Identify Suspects?

April 3, 2012 Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 9:27 AM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton Police Department released surveillance photos of young men believed to have been involved in forcefully taking an elderly woman's purse.

The time was about 2:12 pm on Sunday, April 1.

According to police, a 69 year old woman got out of her car in the parking lot of the CVS store on State Street.

A young man came from behind her and tried to grab her purse out of her hand.

Police said she tried to hold onto the strap but the man pulled again, yanking her to the ground. She was injured and the man took the purse and fled.

Detectives are trying to identify the people seen in these photographs.

Anyone with information can contact the Detective Division at (607) 772-7080