Thieves Target Sherman Shoppers

11-21-05 – Three purse snatchings were reported in an hour in Sherman on Sunday.

The first grab happened at around 11:00 a.m. at a grocery store on Taylor Street. Less than an hour later, another purse was stolen at another grocery store just a few blocks away and a third theft was reported at a discount store on Texoma Parkway.

In each case, women were targeted while shopping. They say they stepped away from their bags for just a few seconds before discovering the purses were stolen.

The victims never saw a suspect. Police are asking that shoppers be vigilant and watch their belongings at all times.