Woman’s purse snatched at Tates Creek Kroger Parking Lot


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman was robbed of her purse during a trip to the grocery store.

Lexington police say a woman was in the parking lot of the Kroger on Tates Creek Road at 11 p.m. Thursday, loading groceries into her car, when a man came up and grabbed her purse.

Police say the woman tried to get her purse back and there was a struggle, but the robber ran off with it.

The victim told police the thief jumped into a vehicle and drove off.

The woman suffered minor injuries but did not need to go to the hospital, according to police.

Police are going over surveillance video to get a better description of the suspect and the vehicle he left in.