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Purse snatchers rob tourists in St George’s

Police are looking for two men who snatched a purse from a tourist couple.

According to a spokeswoman, the visiting couple were travelling south on Duke of Clarence Street in St George’s at around 2pm yesterday when two men on a motorcycle travelling in the opposite direction grabbed the purse from their bike basket.

The purse contained the victim’s cellphone, along with other personal items.

“The suspects were described as being black males in their late teens, wearing dark clothing and black helmets on a black scooter type bike,” the spokeswoman said.

Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to call 295-0011 or the confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.