UPDATE: Toms River Purse Snatcher: Have You Seen This Man?

Police are looking for man snuck up behind victim, knocked her down and stole her purse

Toms River Police have asked for the public's in helping find a man who snatched a 76-year-old woman's purse this weekend, causing her to be injured.

The suspect, partially caught on a security camera, is described as a black male 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a black jacket with red sleeves, blue jeans and a black knit hat with red stripes.

The robbery, which took place outside the Toms River Kohl's store on Route 37,
occurred when the victim was walking in front of the store, said Police Chief Michael Mastronardy.

The suspect ran up behind her and ripped away her purse, causing her to fall to the ground, Mastronardy said. A witness came to her aid and briefly chased the suspect, who ultimately got away after he ran into the woods near the Garden State Parkway.

The suspect fled with the victim’s burgundy purse which contained $50, her cell phone and other personal papers, said Mastronardy. She was transported to Community Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.

Officer Louis Taranto, Detective Robert O’Neill and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the robbery. Anyone with information is requested to call O’Neill at 349-0150 ext. 1255.
Mr. Happy December 01, 2013 at 03:02 PM
Hey Gino - just drop the "r" from prud and presto! You have a new and- more importantly- accurate description of @proud--PUD!
Spooner December 01, 2013 at 04:19 PM
@Mr Happy- there you go again with your street VULGARITY. The last time it had to do with ones back side anatomy. Just goes to explain your sick mind...Calling Mr Spock!
Gino De Lucia December 01, 2013 at 04:50 PM
Ignore Spooner's comment Mr. Happy because obviously, he and "Pud" "Prude" or whatever the heck his name is are friends that think alike. Even worse, they seem to be more concerned with B S than they are with what happened to an innocent elderly lady, and that in itself is pretty pathetic!
proud December 01, 2013 at 06:04 PM
Gino De Lucifer, I wouldn't exactly call @Spooner and I friends. However, we do share a disdain for a the foul mouthed, bigoted, hypocritical sexist and gin sot Mr Lackey. Given those traits, I can see where you would connect. Do you live in your Mother's house too? I know you colored people like your vino, so maybe that's the attraction. In any event, two peas in a pod.
letsgetreal December 01, 2013 at 06:26 PM
blahhhh blahhh blahhhh blahhhhh. Yawn!
Mr. Happy December 01, 2013 at 08:16 PM
Isn't it interesting that @proud (PUD) talks about bigotry, then writes "colored people." Hmmm, hypocritical? Sure. As to Spoons and PUD--yeah, they are "friends." Uptight obviously, not willing to acknowledge their alternative lifestyle. As David Crosby said--you two should let your "freak flag fly."
proud December 01, 2013 at 08:43 PM
Sure I speak about "colored people". Isn't @Gino De Lucifer green? That's a color. Of course, Mr Lackey has put a homophobic 'spin' on things to complement the well known discriminatory legend. I'm surprised to see Mr Lackey back on the boards so soon. Three or four days is nothing for a binge drinker.
Vic Rattlehead December 01, 2013 at 10:06 PM
I have not seen him but hope I do, then he will meet Mr. Rattlehead and the death angel.
Mr. Happy December 01, 2013 at 10:22 PM
Hi Proud--discriminatory legend you say? Hmmm...my record is pro Obama and pro Booker (both black)... Homophobic you say?Hmm...the record reflects pro gay marriage, fan of Rachel Maddow and Booker (both gay). Seems the PUD has a credibility issue?? Also, encouraging the alternative lifestyle is not homophobic. Lighten up PUD and your anger will diminish and you won't be fighting with everyone here. Bottoms up!!
proud December 02, 2013 at 05:47 AM
So many conflicts; so little time.
Mr. Happy December 02, 2013 at 08:10 AM
Hey PUD - do you and Spooner Spoon??
proud December 02, 2013 at 08:45 AM
More childish perversion from Mr Lackey. Mr Lackey purports to have knowledge of Cory Booker being Gay. Question: Did Mr Lackey glean this knowledge while performing a yard clean up for the newly elected Obama shill? Hey, it worked for Rachel. Another question: Does Mr Lackey know that "black" is the absence of color? Now, a colored person could have yellow skin or red skin or green skin like @Gino De Lucifer; but not black as this closeted racist implies. Last question: When Mr Lackey recently slurred Stevie Wonder for trying to solve a Rubik's Cube, was he making a racial slur or just a discriminatory attack on the handicapped as his idol the Pernt beach mayor has been noted for doing? What a disgusting and ill conceived specimen this Lackey is.
Gino De Lucia December 02, 2013 at 09:42 AM
Prude: you are late for your 1st grade school class & children shouldn't be late! Grow up!
Mr. Happy December 02, 2013 at 09:55 AM
So PUD, when you Spoon with Spooner are you the Spoonee or the Spooner when you Spoon with Spooner? Inquiring minds want to know!!
Smot Revir December 02, 2013 at 10:19 AM
Wow I know that guy in the picture,it's....................PROUD !
Smot Revir December 02, 2013 at 10:21 AM
Please be kind to Proud, he has a disability ,he's an IDIOT !
Mr. Happy December 02, 2013 at 10:21 AM
aka PUD
proud December 02, 2013 at 11:23 AM
Tceferp! Ynnam, Eom dna KcaJ.
grace December 02, 2013 at 11:55 AM
isnt lucifer red? sorry interloping moron just asking
Mr. Happy December 02, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Hi Grace - yes Lucifer is red, @proud apparently is color blind. Like his idol, Stevie Wonder!!
proud December 02, 2013 at 12:07 PM
Well, lets just say olive.
Gino De Lucia December 02, 2013 at 12:27 PM
Mmmm... perhaps the color of Prude's panties~ PINK!
proud December 02, 2013 at 01:34 PM
Very good @Gino De Lucifer. You're giving Mr Lackey a run for his Mommy's money.
Smot Revir December 02, 2013 at 04:11 PM
Ya know how proud practices safe sex ? He puts signs on animals that kick !!
proud December 02, 2013 at 06:46 PM
Rah-rah- tahw a Kcuhcs Revir.
Gino De Lucia December 02, 2013 at 08:25 PM
This is becoming quite amusing; perhaps by the time we're all finished playing our silly word games, we might all become friends and write a kick a**s novel together? (the two ** are for you Proud; didn't want to offend you with a vulgar word.). More importantly though, between now & then, the Police will have arrested the low-life that robbed that elderly woman!
proud December 02, 2013 at 09:53 PM
**s's says @Gino De Lucifer. Here's Greeny De Lucifer referring to a ten year old child: Gino De Lucia September 08, 2013 at 03:48 AM To Proud: obviously, you are a bleeding heart that thinks that this potential psycho killer can do no wrong; you are missing my whole point and I am not going to debate this issue with you. I don't know whether or not you have children, but I do wish you the best that life has to offer us, and I hope that you never have to to experience the loss of a loved one because of the actions of an asshole that has the mind-set of an idiot like the one that this child has! God bless and be well! Hallelujah and God bless and be well!
Smot Revir December 03, 2013 at 06:53 AM
read bull December 08, 2013 at 11:29 AM
i'D Know that trashcan anywyere!
SecretSquirrel December 18, 2013 at 10:39 AM
Hey maruca, this guy has already been caught and charged find something more productive to do with your time and stop relying on the patch as your only source of information. Just because they are worthless at following up doesn't mean nothing is resolved; if they were real journalists they'd have real jobs and not work for the bankrupt illegitimate child of AOL.


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