Woman sees thief snatch wallet from purse 

A woman watched as a crook went into a Mission district business Tuesday and stole her wallet from her purse, police said.

The 38-year-old victim was standing outside the business in the 3200 block of 23rd Street around 9:50 p.m. when the suspect walked in, police said. The victim saw the suspect, described as a man in his 20s, walk directly toward her purse and snatch her wallet.

The victim tried to stop the thief at the door but was pushed to the ground before he fled the scene on bicycle, police said.

No arrest has been made. The victim lost her wallet, debit card and green card.


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