Westlake police work to ID two purse snatching suspects

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WESTLAKE, Ohio– The Westlake Police Department is working to identify two people accused of stealing a woman’s purse.

It happened at the Zoup at The Promenade of Crocker Park Friday evening.

Police said one male distracted the woman while the other male took the purse. They got into a car, driven by a third person.

Officers spotted the vehicle, which was reported stolen out of Cleveland, and pursued it on Interstate 90. The chase was called off after about 2 minutes, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Westlake Police Department non-emergency line at 440-871-3311.

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