MATTHEWS, NC (WBTV) - Matthews Police are searching for a person responsible for stealing a woman's purse early Monday morning.
According to a report, a woman reported that while she was getting out of her car in the 1300 block of Crescent Lane around 3:54 a.m. a large man walked up to her and demanded money.
After a brief struggle over the purse, the man took it and was last seen driving a small dark colored passenger vehicle, officials say.
The robber is described as a large white male in his late 40's to early 50's, approximately 6'0" tall with light colored eyes. He was wearing a blue plaid shirt wrapped around his head and plaid or golf design style shorts.
Officials are asking anyone with information to call 704-847-5555.