Police: Man Snatched Woman's Purse In Parking Lot

5:06 PM, Jul 11, 2013   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC-- Police say a woman putting groceries in her car lost her purse when a man took it and ran off. The incident happened Monday morning around 11:20 a.m.

Winston-Salem Police were called to a reported robbery call on Cloverdale Ave. The victim told officers  that while she was loading groceries into her vehicle, a man forcibly stole her purse. 

Detectives were able to identify the suspect in the case as Stephen Thompkins Jr. A warrant for Thompkins' arrest has been issued, but police haven't located him.

Detectives are asking the public for assistance in locating Thompkins. If you have any information please call Crimestoppers at: 336-727-2700.

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