Reward offered for two suspected purse snatchers

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are asking for your help in identifying two people who they say were caught on camera snatching a purse.

Police are searching for the pictured man with a beard, and the woman with a red shopping basket. They may have stolen a purse from a woman in a City of Tonawanda store.

Any tips which lead to the arrest of the two suspected snatchers will merit a reward of up to $1,000. Police say you can call their tipline at (716) 867-6161. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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