Saanich Police seek help in finding missing wallet and suspect who stole a purse. (Pexels)

Police seek information after woman’s purse stolen at 2 a.m. in Rudd Park

The suspect fled towards Burnside Road West

The Saanich Police department is asking for any information that would help solve a robbery that took place on May 23 in Rudd Park.

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At approximately 2 a.m. a 23-year-old woman was walking through the park, located at 3340 Whittier Ave., when an unknown man grabbed her purse and fled towards Burnside Road West. A Saanich Police K9 team was able to track down the purse and some of its contents a short distance away. The woman’s wallet was not among the items recovered.

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The suspect was wearing dark clothing and a hat.

If you can help identify this suspect or know the whereabouts of the stolen wallet, please call 250-475-4321 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



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