Newington police searching for man who stole purse from Price Chopper

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The Newington Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate a man who stole a purse from a woman's shopping cart at the grocery store in town Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were called to the Price Chopper on the Berlin Turnpike after the reported theft at 2:14 p.m.

The suspect is being described as a white or possibly Hispanic man is 5'8" with a slight build. The man was last seen wearing a loose fitting jacket and was driving a dark colored, four-door sedan.

The theft is under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Newington Police Department at 860-666-8445.

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