Lincoln police hope to identify casino purse snatcher
Lincoln police on Thursday released surveillance images of a man they're hoping to identify in a purse-snatching at Twin River Casino.
Police said the man stole the purse at about 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 23.
Investigators said the man took the purse off the chair of a patron.
"Video surveillance shows the male taking the victim’s pocket book into a nearby bathroom," a news release said.
Police said the pocketbook was recovered, but $1,500 in cash and vouchers was missing.
Lincoln police asked anyone who can identify the thief to call them at 401-333-1111 or submit a tip on the Lincoln Police Department Tip Line.