UPDATE: Oklahoma City police say the purse-snatching suspect has been identified and is in custody.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City police need the public’s help identifying a man who walked past an elderly woman and stole her purse.

The woman was exiting the 7-Eleven near NW 10th and County Line Road. The suspect, pictured below, held the store’s door open for her. He then followed her, snatched her purse and ran away on foot.

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Oklahoma City police are searching for this man, who is suspected of snatching a purse from an elderly woman. Image from OKCPD

Please call Crime Stoppers at (405) 235-7300 if you recognize the suspect.

The person who provides information that leads to the suspect’s arrest could receive a cash reward.