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Stopped at lights
A brazen thief snatched a women's handbag from a car while the driver was inside the vehicle and stopped at traffic lights at Mile End early yesterday.
The thief, one of about five men in a car which pulled alongside, opened the victim's car door to steal the handbag while she was waiting for lights to change at the intersection of Henley Beach and South roads about 6.10am.
The man got back into a blue Subaru WRX sedan and sped off towards the city. The woman was unhurt. The partial registration umber of the car was "AA62". Anybody who sees the car should contact BankSA Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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Brazen handbag snatch
Police need help to find a brazen thief who snatched a woman's handbag from a car stopped at traffic lights at Mile End yesterday morning.
The man, one of about five in a car which pulled alongside the woman's car , stepped out and opened her car door to steal the handbag as she waited for lights to change at the intersection of Henley Beach and South roads about 6.10am.
Described as an Aborigine, wearing white gloves, he got back into a blue Subaru WRX sedan which sped off across Bakewell Bridge towards the city.
The woman, who was physically unhurt but shaken, noted the registration number of the car as "AA625K".
- The 'Tiser's website Adelaide Now has subsequently reported that the Subaru has been found.
- The "Bakewell Bridge" mentioned in the p39 report no longer exists. It has been replaced by an underpass.