Police seek purse thief in southeast Fresno vehicle break-in

Fresno police are looking for the thief who broke into a woman’s white Toyota 4Runner around 7 p.m. on Aug. 14 at CVS on Kings Canyon Road and Fowler Avenue.

Police said the victim’s purse inside the vehicle was stolen after the suspect broke the left rear driver’s side window.

The suspect, who was seen on video surveillance, is described as a Hispanic or white male adult with dark colored hair and a ponytail.

The suspect drove a silver four-door pickup and parked next to the victim’s vehicle prior to the break-in, police said.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to call detective John Mendes at (559) 621-6311, or Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP (7867) where you can remain anonymous and receive up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

Bridget Webster: 559-441-6304, @bridgetw05