Woman injured in purse snatching, car theft outside Rite-Aid in Naugatuck


NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — Naugatuck Police are investigating a purse snatching and robbery that left a woman injured Friday.

Police say a 55-year-old woman was shoved to the ground outside the Rite Aid around 7 p.m. The suspect took the victim’s purse and car keys by force. He then drove off in the victim’s car, a 2011 grey Subaru Legacy with CT plates AC45705.

The victim described the suspect as a Black male, medium build, about 5’6″ tall.

This investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact the Naugatuck Police Detective Division at 203-729-5222 or the confidential tip line at 203-720-1010.

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