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Gates police search for purse-snatching suspect

Gates, N.Y. -- Police are looking for a man they said stole two elderly women's purses at the Wegmans on Lyell Avenue.

Gates police said two women, ages 84 and 90, had their purses stolen while shopping at the store around noon Wednesday.

Police said the suspect waited until the women were distracted before taking their purses.

They described the suspect as a black male between the ages of 30 and 40. He is 6 feet tall and was wearing a blue jacket or hoodie with some type of emblem on the front.

Police and Wegmans are still investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Gates Police Department at (585) 247-2262 or CrimeStoppers at (585) 423-9300. 

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