Purse snatching on Syracuse's north side under investigation

Syracuse Police are investigating a purse snatching that happened Monday afternoon around 4:45 at the intersection of North Alvord and Park Street.

Police say the victim is a 31-year-old woman who was walking down the street when a boy between the ages of 10 and 15-years-old on a bicycle pulled her purse from her hand and rode away toward Lodi Street.

There were two other boys riding bikes with the suspect.

The purse was found nearby, but was missing money.

Police consider this a grand larceny.

If you have information on the theft, call Syracuse Police at (315) 442-5222. All calls will be kept confidential.