Addison police: Elderly woman's purse taken by force

(Addison Police Department)

Police in west suburban Addison are looking for the person who stole an elderly woman's purse Sunday morning.

The woman's bag was "forcibly taken" around 8:30 a.m. in a parking lot in the 1500-block of West Lake Street.

The suspect fled in a silver, early 2000s Chevy Impala, which police said was damaged above the rear tire on the driver's side. Police did not give a detailed description of the suspect.

Anyone who recognizes the vehicle or has information about the robbery should call the Addison police investigations department at 630-543-3080.
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