Man targets woman at Publix in The Villages, snatches purse, cops say

Sumter County deputies search for man


THE VILLAGES, Fla. – Sumter County deputies are on the hunt for a purse snatcher who targeted a woman at a busy supermarket. 

Investigators say the man distracted the victim at the Publix on Wedgewood Lane in The Villages and then grabbed her purse. 

Deputies say the victim's credit card was then used at a Home Depot in Lake Mary and at a gas station in Belleview. 

Anyone with information about the purse snatching is asked to call the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. 


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