Purse Snatcher Steals Casino Winnings
As reported by the East Valley Tribune: "Scottsdale police are investigating a purse-snatching incident reported by a woman who said she had just won $40,000 from Casino Arizona. "The 60-year-old woman, whose name was not released, told police that a man grabbed her purse in the parking lot of the Albertsons at 2785 N. Scottsdale Road about 7 p.m. Tuesday shortly after she left the casino. She wasn't injured.
"The robber is described as a 5-foot-8 Hispanic about 28 to 35 years old, weighing 170 pounds with short black hair.
"He was driving a newer-model gold pickup truck with an extended cab and dark-tinted windows. She said she last saw the truck traveling north on North Scottsdale Road…"