Santa Fe police search for violent purse-snatcher

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe Police are looking for a violent purse-snatcher.

According to the New Mexican, a woman was loading her groceries into her car at the Smith’s on Pacheco Street Saturday afternoon when a man grabbed her purse from the back of her car.

Police say the woman ran after the man, there was a scuffle and the man got in his get-away car and dragged the woman through the parking lot before getting away.

The woman was treated at the hospital for minor injuries.

Witnesses say the suspect was in a gold Chevy Equinox SUV. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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