Purse Snatching against non-Tulane Affiliate on Gravier Street

Graham Andreae, Contributing Reporter

At 9 a.m. on Tuesday Sept. 27, a non-Tulane affiliate experienced an attempted purse snatching incident. The suspect was described to authorities as a white male around 20 years of age, measuring 5’8 to 5’10 feet and weighing around 200 pounds.

The incident occurred while the victim was walking out of the HEAL parking garage located along LaSalle Street.

The suspect approached the victim saying, “That’s my bag,” and attempted to take the personal property. The victim refused to give up the bag and fled the scene.

Following the refusal, the suspect fled the scene towards Gravier Street and onto places unknown.


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