Women's Purse Stolen in Walmart Parking Lot

A scary situation for a Rockford woman after police say her purse was stolen by someone in a moving car.

It happened at the Walmart on West Riverside at around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Police tell us the woman was walking in the parking lot when the suspect pulled up next to her and forced the purse off her shoulder.

Investigators say similar crimes have happened multiple times this month. Officers say we should only carry our wallets into stores.

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